Friday , December 5, 2014
Name: Spyros Zacharis
Dr. Christina Karavia
The main point of becoming an adult is, when a person has the right to be
independent ,and also by the time someone receives new responsibilities is
accountable for his actions , either legally or personally.
Many people assume that in the age of 18 a person is considered an adult by the law.
Though I concede that there should be a minimum age in which one takes
responsibilities of their own actions, I still insist that one is definitely not assumed
mature by the age of 18. My belief that one may have had several experiences in a
very young age and could be considered mature in an early age. On the contrary,
someone may not have enough experiences or signs that show his maturity until their
twenties for instance.
When a teenager reaches the age of 18 , he is “transformed” from a teenager to an adult . Every society treats 18 year olds as they are fully grown and mature to find their place among millions of people and competitions all around them . If you are an adult you are able to find a full time job , have driving license , or even join the army . You are free to get married and have a family of your own , also be responsible for every action you commit every day , you are capable of sitting in front of a judge if being charged and also serve in jail with all the criminals who are convicted for serious crimes . As L.M. Montgomery,( Rilla of Ingleside) stated. “The body grows slowly and
steadily but the soul grows by leaps and bounds. It may come to its full stature in an
hour.” Someone who is 18 years old has not matured completely physically in the
way on how any individuals' mind is dealing with situations. The age of 21 should be
the age that anyone would be...
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