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CHAPTER TEN Identity Development during Adolescence

  title={CHAPTER TEN Identity Development during Adolescence},
  author={Jane Kroger},
Billy, the adolescent hero in Cormac McCarthy's novel, The Crossing (1994), pauses in his search for the path that will lead him to his stolen horses and, symbolically, point the way into his own adult life. He listens to the words of an older opera singer as she conveys something of the road ahead. That journey one must make alone, she informs him. It is difficult even for two brothers to travel together on such a journey, for each person will have a different understanding of the same road… Expand
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