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Goal of an Adult: Survive

Earlier this year, I defined an adult as a person who could make responsible decisions and then face the consequences of his/her decisions. I still stand by my definition, but I would like to add to it, now having watched The … Continue reading

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As I skimmed through picture books I found online, I was captivated by this one called ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ not only by its strange sounding title but also its beautifully rendered pictures. The cover captures audience with the clash … Continue reading

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It’s not adulting, guys, it’s just living—-Editorial response outline

http://www.ridgecrestca.com/article/20160801/NEWS/160809997 This editorial called “It’s not adulting, guys, it’s just living” is written by Lisa Sugarman, the columnist of “It is what it is,” and posted on The Daily Independent. In this editorial, Sugarman defined the meaning of the word … Continue reading

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Bashing Millennials: Editorial Response

Editorial: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/technology/corporate-america-chases-the-mythical-millennial.html?_r=1&register=google Claims: “Everyone knows millennials don’t read news” (Para 1) –False; This claim that millennials don’t read the news is obviously not true. Even here at Georgia Tech, I see almost every student is interested in the news around … Continue reading

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Transition and Organized Traits? Or Both?

Adulthood as Action   Cook, E. “Adulthood as Action”. Asian Journal of Social Science, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p 317-337. Brill. 2016. EBSCO. http://web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail?vid=6&sid=21867fa4-d090-4740-a001-fb1bdf6c8cb7%40sessionmgr4009&hid=4214&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#AN=115378772&db=a9h   Summary This article discusses Japanese “freeters,” young to mid-aged adults that are out of school … Continue reading

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The economy changed adulthood

  Blue, Alexis. “Are Millennials Redefining Adulthood?” UANews, The University of Arizona, 28 July 2014, https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/are-millennials-redefining-adulthood This article provides Millennials’ opinions on their own coming-of-age. Blue provides statistics on what the young people would define themselves as. She also divides … Continue reading

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Defining Features of an Adult

Leondari, Angelinki, and Grigoris Kiosseoglou. “The Relationship of Parental Attachment and Psychological Separation to the Psychological Functioning of Young Adults.” The Journal of Social Psychology, vol. 140, no. 4, 2000, pp. 451 – 464. Psychology Database, http://search.proquest.com/psychology/docview/199811592/D8FB37D3FD094265PQ/2?accountid=11107. Accessed 12 Sept. … Continue reading

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Crossing the BIG threshold

1. Five images of maturity in adolescence: what does “grown up” mean?  Lauree C. Tilton-Weaver, et. al., Five images of maturity in adolescence: what does ‘‘grown up’’ mean?, Journal of Adolescence, Science Direct, Volume 24, issue 2, Elsevier, April 2001, … Continue reading

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Adult – Not Just an Age: Annotated Bibliography

Works Cited Bleidorn, Wiebke.  “What Accounts for Personality Maturation in Early Adulthood?”  association for Psychological Science, June 2015, vol. 24, no. 3 245-252, Sage Journals, doi: 10.1177/0963721414568662, cdp.sagepub.com/content/24/3/245.full.pdf+html.  Accessed Sept.14, 2016. This article explores the development of personality traits in … Continue reading

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Annotated Bibliography for Formal Definition Paper: Adulthood

Edwin Lopez Professor Fitzsimmons English 1101 14 September 2016   “Adulthood.” Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 14 Sept. 2016. According to the editors of Encyclopedia Britannica, adulthood occurs when a human has fully developed physically and intellectually. Their … Continue reading

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