To Kill A Mockingbird-Society Norms vs. Individuality

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SOCIETY NORMS VS. INDIVIDUALITY The book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee deals with several controversial topics. Among these is society norms vs. individual. The setting of the story takes place in the 1930’s in the southern town of Maycomb. In Maycomb it was hard for people like Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, and Heck Tate to maintain individuality in a 1930’s society. Atticus Finch was distinct from his society for several reasons. Atticus (a …

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…go on trial. Also, in spite of everyone’s belief, he also takes into consideration the innocence of Tom Robinson. In any society it is important to maintain ones own individuality, and not follow the predilection of others. This book truly conveys the importance of distinctiveness. Furthermore, no society can be described as normal. Society follows examples from the past, and every person contributes to this. Instead each person should contribute to their own individualism.