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See also Adolescence.Ah, Wilderness!
high-school senior has problems with girls and his father. [Am. Drama: O’Neill Ah, Wilderness! in Sobel, 15]
teenaged film character of the 1940s. [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 337]
durable and popular TV show; teenagers are featured performers. [TV: Terrace, I, 52]
Baxter, William Sylvanus
the eternal comic-book teenager. [Comics: Horn, 87]
adolescent in the throes of first love. [Am. Lit.: Booth Tarkington Seventeen in Benét, 918]
sensitive, troubled teenager. [Am. Lit.: Catcher in the Rye]
undergoes all the trials, troubles, fears, and embarrassments of a teenager. [Irish Lit.: Joyce Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man]
archetypal teenage girl. [TV: Terrace, I, 311–312]
1950s and 1960s teenager struggling to postpone adulthood. [TV: “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis” in Terrace, II, 64–66]
teenaged son of a “typical family” in a small midwestern town. [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 323]
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