Theme Of Nonconformity In Jack Kerouac's Dharma Bums

99 Words1 Page
Throughout the book, Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac, the characters resist the urge to normalize their peculiar behavior. This particular idea of nonconformity is . The ultimate source of uniformity, to which Japhy Ryder and Ray Smith are definitely opposed, is the middle class. The majority of the American population, who are trapped in the "rat race" of money-making and social climbing rely on these social norms to . Kerouac, delivers the overall theme that obedience of societal norms is aberrant. To deliver this theme Kerouac uses long syntax, detailed imagery, and anaphora to present that conformity is
Open Document