Childhood and adulthood are two stages that the human race experience. Immediately after birth, childhood stage begins until the eighteenth birthday. After attaining the age of eighteen years, adulthood sets in where most people begin to depend on their own. People tend to learn a lot of life skills and other important things while in their childhood. Adulthood makes people to be more composed. People already know what is required of them in their lives.
The child may become confused on what life to live or how to live it, especially when their goal is to ultimately make their parents proud. The child will also have a hard time growing up as he or she tries to figure out what path to choose regarding culture. Cultural conflict though, can make a person become stronger and give them a sense of being their own person II. With the constant struggle between innocence and maturity in oneself, Anaya depicts that gaining new knowledge coupled with losing innocence is vital to coming of age, as seen in the main character, Tony. When a child transitions between being a child and an adult, there is a period of vulnerability. Where influences can impose its thoughts onto the child.
In: Social Issues. This development task is related with a given age group to provide attachment and bonding. The rest age group is of early childhood and the stage of development includes Autonomy vs.
In: Philosophy and Psychology. The people at this stage grow although does not grow taller but they become more strong and significantly healthier. This stage where drug abuse and alcoholism emerge causing many kinds of disease in later life. Those who engage in proper exercise and sports will likely to be healthier than those who are not.