Definitions

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  • noun adolescence
  • noun state of being a teenager

Etymologies

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From teen +‎ -hood.

Examples

  • While I liked to a large extent Ms. Lowachee's loose trilogy Warchild, Burndive, Cagebird - I actually liked the writing a lot and the universe of the series was intriguing but the main characters were somewhat annoying and I generally dislike teen boys as heroes especially in sf, less in fantasy since in medieval times there was no such thing as "teenhood" and a 15-16 year old could be as mature as a 30 year old today, but having modern teens as heroes is like having children as heroes in many ways - I sort of forgot to follow her writing until I saw this somewhere in the links above and it seemed interesting, while for once the none of the main characters seems to be a modern male teenager...

    Liviu's Anticipated 2010 Releases Part 2

  • While I liked to a large extent Ms. Lowachee's loose trilogy Warchild, Burndive, Cagebird - I actually liked the writing a lot and the universe of the series was intriguing but the main characters were somewhat annoying and I generally dislike teen boys as heroes especially in sf, less in fantasy since in medieval times there was no such thing as "teenhood" and a 15-16 year old could be as mature as a 30 year old today, but having modern teens as heroes is like having children as heroes in many ways - I sort of forgot to follow her writing until I saw this somewhere in the links above and it seemed interesting, while for once the none of the main characters seems to be a modern male teenager...

    Liviu's Anticipated Novels of 2010 - collated post to be referred to and updated frequently as books come

  • While I liked to a large extent Ms. Lowachee's loose trilogy Warchild, Burndive, Cagebird - I actually liked the writing a lot and the universe of the series was intriguing but the main characters were somewhat annoying and I generally dislike teen boys as heroes especially in sf, less in fantasy since in medieval times there was no such thing as "teenhood" and a 15-16 year old could be as mature as a 30 year old today, but having modern teens as heroes is like having children as heroes in many ways - I sort of forgot to follow her writing until I saw this somewhere in the links above and it seemed interesting, while for once the none of the main characters seems to be a modern male teenager...

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Newell and his fellow Englishman David Yates — director of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and future director of both installments of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — have a good grip on teenhood.

    Sex and the Single Wizard

  • She had her first agent at nine and then went from teenhood into Wild Orchid.

    Fallin’ Up

  • She had her first agent at nine and then went from teenhood into Wild Orchid.

    Fallin’ Up

  • Newell and his fellow Englishman David Yates — director of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and future director of both installments of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — have a good grip on teenhood.

    Sex and the Single Wizard

  • She had her first agent at nine and then went from teenhood into Wild Orchid.

    Fallin’ Up

  • Newell and his fellow Englishman David Yates — director of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and future director of both installments of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — have a good grip on teenhood.

    Sex and the Single Wizard

  • The prepubescent children of days gone by have given way to a cooler kid — the tween — who aspires to teenhood but is not quite there yet.

    It's cooler than ever to be a tween, but is childhood lost?

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