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Preparing Youth to be Adults

by Caroline Zachry - 1944

Like the god Janus, the adolescent faces two ways. He faces forward. Accompanying his body's rapid, almost headlong growth, are emotional urges toward adulthood quite as resistless, no more to be denied. A being of quickened sensitivity and deepened understanding, the world is opening up before him in a manner at once strange, fearful, and wonderful.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 43, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 45 Number 9, 1944, p. 332-346
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21492, Date Accessed: 2/27/2021 8:14:31 AM

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