posted by Anonymous .
Thus, the Nurse sees the purpose of the asylum as a place to be conformed is to persuade the patients to accept and function in the Outside world of rewards and punishments.
How do I reword "to be conformed"? I don't like the idea of using "to be" in any essays.
You could use conformation.
... the asylum as a place of conformation where patients are persuaded to accept ...
... the asylum as a place to promote conformation where she needs to persuade patients to accept ...
... the asylum as a place to force conformation where patients are trained to accept ...