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In this article, the writer uses the characters or speakers from different literature to demonstrate the lessons learned by maturing youth. In this study, the writer refers to the books "A&P" by John Updike, "The Lesson" by Toni Cade Bambara, "When I was One and Twenty" by A. E. Housman, and "In Just" by E. E. Cummings.
From the Paper:"The speakers or characters in the works of Updike, Bambara Housman and Cummings experience a maturation process or share light on one already experienced. In so doing, these characters and speakers seem to imply that the maturation process has a particular impact on individual development. If the examples in "A&P", "The Lesson", "When I was One and Twenty" and "In Just" seem to reveal that the biggest lessons learned revolve around authority, identity, love and wisdom. In "A&P" Sammy matures through his ... "
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