This view is accurate—Kesey is certainly interested in conformity and its discontents—but incomplete.
Funeral was about childhood and death; Neon Bible was about organized religion; The Suburbs was about community and conformity.
She grew up in suburban New Jersey, in an island of conformity to which she never belonged.
His subjects were not numbed into conformity, and actively chose to defy their group.
Ginsberg the ad man beats back against the conformity of the computer and is swallowed whole.
We choose our favorite author as we do our friend, from a conformity of humor and disposition.
Neatness was at all times my pride; but now plainness was the conformity to necessity.
It seems that I am about to be led to conclusions in conformity with empiristic ideas.
A man must consider what a blindman's-buff is this game of conformity.
The inference is still from particulars to particulars, though drawn in conformity, not to one, but to several formulæ.
early 15c., conformyte, from Middle French conformité (14c.), from Late Latin conformitatem (nominative conformitas), from conformis "similar in shape," from conformare (see conform). Modern form is from 17c.