April morning essay - Garner 1 Alex Garner Mr. Koch English...

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Garner 1 Alex Garner Mr. Koch English 9-G 5 June 2007 Three Stages to Manhood In the novel April Morning by Howard Fast, the reader can see the three stages to manhood not through age, but through the mind and maturing of the character Adam Cooper during the Revolutionary War. The beginning stage being a typical immature teen that did not understand a whole lot about life and has had no real relationship with any girls. He quickly moved through the second stage from that immature boy to an easily persuaded yet fearless warrior, then on to a man. When you think of an adolescent male, you generally get the idea of a confused teenager, still oblivious to many things in the world around him, and without a girlfriend. Adam is no different from the character you are imagining now. Immature, lonely, arrogant, superstitious and scared are the best adjectives to describe his current state. “You can’t cozen me with a pretense at stupidity, not in one thousand years.
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2011 for the course LITTERATUR 112.09 taught by Professor Mrs.evans during the Spring '11 term at Franklin Pierce.

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