Lewis’ scathing satire of middle-class the United States, Babbitt explores the social pressures of conformity and materialism. It tells the tale of George Babbitt, a middle-aged kin guy who turns into disenchanted with either conformity and his belated makes an attempt at uprising. Set within the fictional Midwestern city of Zenith, Babbitt bargains a strong critique of the yank Dream and all it involves.
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