Conformity in the 1950’s was seen as trying to fit in to the rest of society, teenagers misbehaving was seen to be “cool”, teenagers in the 1950’s just wanted to fit in. In the book The Catcher and the Rye the character Holden Caulfield is the perfect example to shows conformity, he shows this by saying words such as “goddam”, he also shows it by smoking and not listening to his peers. He also “flunks” out of school.

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2 years ago

Your cultural assumption and the era your book is set is clearly stated and easy to understand. Your blog however is a bit short and could use some more content. Over all it was pretty good.