scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 780
Society and individuals do not denote separable phenomena but are simply collective and distributive aspects of the same thing In this aspect of his theory Charles Horton Cooley states that the individual or person is actually a part of a larger individual called society With that statement I will discuss Cooleys theory and explain my reaction to the theory Cooley states that a persons self grows out of a persons commerce with others Well doesnt that create a society A persons individual self put together with millions of others selves equals a society So where does an image that society want come from One person In my opinion most individuals are afraid to express their own opinion Thus creating a free market on the opinion One person comes up with the opinion and the rest of society if they feel it is not harmful to themselves goes along with the opinion This creates separate subculture in society such as the punk subculture or the thug subculture Because one person was willing to put spikes in his hair for an outrageous reaction others followed to express them selves with out being an individual but being an individual society In the thug subculture does in make you hard to wear clothes to big If it does than how do todays youth in middle class suburbia sport that style they have never lived in the ghetto and experienced things like true thugs have In this manner peoples individual selfs have come from whom they interact with Supporting Cooleys theory The only problem with this idea is that it leaves the idea of originality to be an outcast on society Being different from every one is a call for prejudice harassment and being left out of societys in crowd We should be able to see a person for their accomplishments and their abilities Not if the are accepted by society The theory it self is an outline for and
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA