Martin Luther King: Non-Conformity Or A Nonconformist?

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Blindness can lead to conforming and conformity can destroy people. Martin Luther King, is an example of a non conformist. He overturned the unfair law for the African American, and speaking out the injustice throughout the United States. In the novel, “Animal Farm”, a conformist is not a good thing. Boxer, a horse, spent his whole life working for the farm, like how he built a windmill. He ended up being sold to the knackers by his leader Napoleon. The solution for this is speak up and stand up for the people and yourself when being abolished Martin L. King was considered a nonconformist because he went against the laws of the United States. He tried to overturn the law, which he called the higher moral law. Once he spoke, “One has a moral…show more content…
In the winter, Napoleon announced the windmill plan. At first, the windmill was collapsed because the construction of the windmill was not strong enough. The second time it take so many hard work for the animals to build, Boxer was the key to finish the windmill, without him, they will not complete the plan. He wake up early than any other animal in farm and work the longest time than the other animals. In the windmill battle, Boxer’s hoof had been shot by a gun, the animals always told him to take some rest, but he will always said, “ I will work harder.”(p.125 Orwell, Animal Farm) In his word, the animals can see that Boxer really want the windmill plan to be done. In a Sunday morning, Napoleon appear in the meeting and pronounced a short oration in Boxer’s honour. At the end of the speech he said, “Comrade Napoleon is always right.”(p.126) This quote was a showing of conformity. Boxer was loyalty to…show more content…
His hard work was admired by the animals, but in the pig's eye, Boxer was just a working machine. They don’t care if Boxer get enough rest or not. Everyday Boxer work harder and harder, once Clover and Benjamin told Boxer to work less hard and said, “A horse’s lungs do not last forever.”(p.111) But Boxer ignore them. Eventually, his lung starting to get hurt and his not as strong as before. Finally after so many hard works,Boxer’s almost reach to his retirement. But just at this time, Boxer was stold to the knockers by his leader
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