Rebelliousness


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Rebelliousness

Recognition (See IDENTIFICATION.)
Caulfield, Holden
schoolboy at odds with a “phoney” society. [Am. Lit.: The Catcher in the Rye]
Dedalus, Stephen “heretical”
youth rebels against Irish politics and religion. [Irish Lit.: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man]
Finn, Huckleberry
unconventional and resourceful runaway boy. [Am. Lit.: Huckleberry Finn]
Maheu, Vincent
peaceful coalminer forced into striking for justice. [Fr. Lit.: Germinal]
Satan (Lucifer)
the Devil; cast from heaven for rebelling against God. [O.T.: Isaiah 14:12; N.T.: Revelation 12:7–9; Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
Scales, Sophia Baines
announcing her desire to be a teacher causes shock (1864). [Br. Lit.: The Old Wives’ Tale, Magill I, 684–686]
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By thinking risk-taking or rebelliousness is normal for teenagers and conveying that to their children, parents might add to other messages from society that make teenagers feel abnormal if they are not willing to take risks or break laws.
But that rebelliousness associated with famous jeans wearers like Pete Doherty has almost certainly helped boost sales of jeans, she added.
Many parents feel threatened by a young person's sexuality and rebelliousness.
In ruffling Rhodri Morgan's feathers over the appointment of a Counsel General, he is in a way recreating the rebelliousness of his student days.
Steele and his mother quarreled over his lack of academic dedication and his rebelliousness toward traditional Vietnamese ways.
In popular contemporary movies smoking is frequently associated with characteristics many adolescents find appeal-ing - such as toughness, sexiness and rebelliousness.
He confined his rebelliousness to growing his hair long, wearing 1970s fashions and singing in a rock band called Ugly Rumors.
Concerned about their daughters' increasing rebelliousness, the parents convene over a fondue in an attempt to lay down some common ground, if not rules.
One of them had procured a right-on shirt with "Owain Glyndwr" emblazoned across the chest, others sported leisurewear bearing large numbers or obscure abbreviations and at least one carried that enduring image of rebelliousness, Che Guevara.
They're plotting to make their prince a young fella (18-28) with a sense of humor, swift intelligence, a bit of rebelliousness - who is tall, African-American and ``handsome enough to make heads turn.
Rooney has so far shown no hint of losing his refreshingly rough edge and, if only to hit back at the stuffed shirts who criticised his irreverence two years ago, it would be lovely to think he would repeat his gum-chewing rebelliousness.
It's that rock is, by its nature, friendlier to youth and rebelliousness, the qualities that provide it with its reckless and creative energy.