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    Young Adult Literature

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    “Reading Pop Culture and Young Adult Literature Through the Youth Lens” from the January 2015 edition of The English Journal discusses a professor’s implementation of a curriculum for teacher candidates that encourages future teachers to identify and consider the portrayal of societal constructions of adolescence in various texts. Through biological, psychology and pop-culture perspectives, teacher-candidates learn to question the dominant narratives of adolescence and see future students on an individual level. The article also periodically offers suggestions about implementing a similar curriculum in a secondary classroom. By applying a youth lens to pop-culture texts, the teacher-candidates begin to see some of the harmful ways that adolescents…

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    birth one is not truly conscious; in marriage one has a partner, even death is faced with a life’s experience by one’s side,” said David Van Biema in. Throughout these “coming of age” years, young people are trying to adapt to the world around them while struggling to fit in. Young adult literature often helps students to understand and cope with social issues, pressures, and other problems relevant to their age group. Additionally, these books create an “escape” from reality for the reader.…

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    Every young adult needs a role model in their lives, someone to look up to and learn from their experiences. Not all role models come from the real world, but rather from television. Teenagers look up to popular television stars as positive influences, and want to be like them. Dr. Meredith Grey from the television series Grey’s Anatomy is a positive influence on young adults because she is self-reliant, shows what a true friendship consists of, and is honest. The show Grey’s Anatomy follows the…

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    basic goal that goes far beyond simply improving language skills. This goal is to spark a passion for English, whether it be reading or writing, in the hearts of students. However, this poses a challenge to teachers, as they must find a balance in the classroom that will engage students. It is difficult to create an environment in which students will enjoy English when educational standards have to be me. A solution for this is to incorporate more young adult literature in English…

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    Young adult fiction has become a popular and often controversial genre in recent media. The genre encompasses fiction published for readers from 12 to 18 years of age, yet can contain sensitive and complex topics such as suicide, self-harm and death. Such novels have been widely criticised by parents and primary care givers in an attempt to protect their children from the seemingly macabre subject matter contained within. In spite or because of that, it is posited that adolescents should indeed…

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    I. Young Adults (B.) In class we had the opportunity of learning about the Greek romantic lovers, which I found really interesting. There are different types of romantic lovers: eros, storge, agape, mania, ludus and praga. Eros are romantic, passionate, jealous and they get into big fights and the make up is very intents. Storge are companionate, loyal, not jealous, more stable, calmer and the partners are devoted to each other. Agapes are altruistic, the individual does not worry about what…

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    Young Emerging Adults

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    There are many reasons the young emerging adults show “failure to launch” some of the reasons can include adult children with disabilities either mentally or physically that leave them enable to care for themselves. There are those children that leave home for a brief time only to return because of financial hardship, lost job, or divorce, or poor job markets, (Nikolaev, 2015). Additionally, emerging adults that have not left home yet because they like the financial security that comes with…

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    Young Adult Interview

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    I interviewed my mother for this assignment, because of how strong she has always been throughout life, even when times were hard. I asked her: What are some major stressors you dealt with as a young adult?, to describe the stress management techniques you used to overcome these obstacles., Do you have any lifestyle modifications to decrease your risk for chronic diseases?, to describe the importance of family in your life., to describe the importance of friends in your life., and What advice do…

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    asked would a young adult be testify as an adult in court for a crime? people who are very technical argue that juveniles do not commit crimes, they commit minor crimes that won't affect them if they are being tried as an adult in court. However, there are events when serious crimes are committed by a young adult and are going to be testify if they are going to be considered young adults or an adult. When a young adult is charged with a crime and is tried as an adult they could go to jail for…

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    purpose. But as we evolve, we grow into complex individual with thoughts, emotions, culture, influence, with vast capabilities. Unlike phones, humans are not programmed what to think or how to act, we learn such concepts from one another. Phones and other forms of technology are extensions of the self; we create them as mere conveniences. Despite such truth, our creations are in some ways are like us, since they are extensions of ourselves, they affect us in a multitude of ways. Social media,…

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