The Chrysalids

What is the role of fear in the book the chrysalids?

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Fear is what keeps people conforming to the narrow religious code in Waknuk. Fear of being different, fear of being a deviant, and fear of not supporting the status quo lies heavy in people's minds. It is these fears that stifle society and keep it stagnant.