The Rebel Themes

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Exploration of this theme takes place on every page of the book, defining both its purposes and its function. The author repeats the point in a variety of ways, but essentially contends that rebellion, in spirit and in fact, comes into existence as a result of the natural inclination of every human individual to improve his/her lot in life in the face of a circumstance that s/he experiences as oppressive and limiting.

(At this point, it may be important to note that this theme is, almost without exception, considered and explored from the context of rebellion against society - its rules, institutions, and governing philosophies. The context and/or value of individual rebellion in perhaps smaller, more personal and more intimate circumstances isn't explored - there are no considerations of youthful rebellion against parents, for example, of the rebellion of women against the...

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