Graceling: Coming Of Age

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Coming of age is when you gain maturity and more responsibilities. In the U.S people are considered to be mature at eighteen. At that age people can vote, move into a house of their own, and are considered an adult. In the book Graceling, the main character is Katsa. She is a type of person called a graceling. A graceling is a person who’s gifted in something like fighting or survival. She was born into a royal family, but never wanted to be that way. She always wanted to be out in the wilderness. She came of age when she meets another graceling named Po Greening. She finds emotions that she didn’t know she had. Some traits she got was a higher sense of maturity and patience. Katsa gained patience by having to keep Greening’s cousin alive during
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