Coming of Age

Topics: Irony, Adult, Childhood Pages: 2 (640 words) Published: October 10, 2012
“The process of Coming of Age is individual to everyone” How true is this for one character from the film and novel you have studied? Coming of Age refers to a young person's transition from childhood to adulthood. Through certain rite of passage, which varies in society, those can be simple legal convention, or can be part of a ritual ceremony; those young adults will mature and grow into an adult. However, the process of coming of age is individual to everyone, and despite a person who has gone through the entire ritual and legal passages can still struggle to mature as an adult, this idea is presented in texts: the book Raw by Scott Monk, where Brett the protagonist, despite going through such troubles and problems of himself and with the help of his parents and authorities whom still refuses to learn his lesson and mature as a young adult. Secondly, where Esther Blueburger, the lead character of the film Hey Hey It’s Esther Blueburger still have to compete with her inner self conflicts and realizing her own identity regardless of going through her coming age of ceremony-bat mitzvah and lastly, the film The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, with Tibby as one of the four protagonists in the film, an average American teenager, not necessarily wealthy, but having everything in her life, failed to realizes the simple pleasures and enjoyments of her own life as well as others, with a sarcastic and judgmental attitude, whom sees the world through a biting lens ensuring that there were a lot of losers within it and she was ready whenever to ridicule those, and certain that she was in a position to look down on them. I’ll start by focusing on Brett Dalton, the protagonist of Raw. As Brett arrive at the farm – Scott Monk traces him as an angry and immature individual who victimises himself and take offences easily because of a sour outlook on life, himself and others. This can be seen through the author’s use of colloquial language/slang (?) where Brett without...
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