Teenager


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Teenager

See also Adolescence.
Ah, Wilderness!
high-school senior has problems with girls and his father. [Am. Drama: O’Neill Ah, Wilderness! in Sobel, 15]
Aldrich, Henry
teenaged film character of the 1940s. [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 337]
American Bandstand
durable and popular TV show; teenagers are featured performers. [TV: Terrace, I, 52]
Archie
the eternal comic-book teenager. [Comics: Horn, 87]
Baxter, William Sylvanus
adolescent in the throes of first love. [Am. Lit.: Booth Tarkington Seventeen in Benét, 918]
Caulfield, Holden
sensitive, troubled teenager. [Am. Lit.: Catcher in the Rye]
Dedalus, Stephen
undergoes all the trials, troubles, fears, and embarrassments of a teenager. [Irish Lit.: Joyce Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man]
Gidget
archetypal teenage girl. [TV: Terrace, I, 311–312]
Gillis, Dobie
1950s and 1960s teenager struggling to postpone adulthood. [TV: “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis” in Terrace, II, 64–66]
Hardy, Andy
teenaged son of a “typical family” in a small midwestern town. [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 323]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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| TAME the tiger: acknowledge your teenager's feelings and needs, but if they're attacking or disputing what you've said, don't go on the counterattack.
Four teenagers, one of them a girl, were found dead in two villages here on Friday, with both hands tied at the back with packing tape and bullet wounds in the heads in summary execution style.
During the clashes, the soldiers used rubber-coated ammunition to disperse the teenagers, injuring many of them.
While there are many programs and books available to help parents raise teenagers, there are very few targeted to African-American parents of teenagers.