Fear of Humiliation leads to Conformity

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Fear of Humiliation leads to conformity. Fear of humiliation leads to conformity. People agree with others because they fear ridicule or being isolated from the crowd. They fear the idea of not being a part of the whole. They fear isolation or worse, being ostracized by the group. Most people usually have an innate desire to fit in with a group. Consequently, they follow others not because they comply with what the majority is doing, …

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…conformed so not to humiliate herself. Fear of humiliation brings conformity. All the people in the stories I analyzed were faced with the dilemma of choosing what they wanted to do, and what society wanted them so do. Langston and Alice Munro’s character conformed. Hazel did not. Hazel was happy that she did not conform. Langston and Alice’s character where not. So yes, fear of humiliation brings conformity, but does conformity bring disappointment?