To create a strong argument, creative techniques must be employed in any piece of writing. Two common techniques are methods of development and rhetorical devices. In Elizabeth Kolbert’s writing of “The Terrible Teens”, she effectively proves her argument with the use of these techniques. Specifically, Kolbert uses examples, appeal to authority, and, inside the latter, metaphors to further support the argument. Using these strategies she successfully proves that neurology can help us understand why teens do unwise things, and that we are unsure what to do about it.
The article “Inside the Teen Brain: by Marty Wolner, states that research shows why Teens act like they do. During teen years the brain is under heavy construction and are dysfunctional. Teens brain is not capable of processing info that is necessary to make responsible decisions. That's why parents become exhausted and frustrated. Teen years can be creative and emotional.
As I read the article “The Teen Brain” by Debra your kids will make ignorant mistakes in the midst of trying to prove their character; Jenson advises parents “You can't close down the world. All you can do is educate kids to help manage this”. I agree completely, teens are completely aware but at the exact time their completely
Teenagers are known for being immature and not the brightest when it comes to handling situations by themselves, but everyone must grow up sooner or later. Without teenagers going through these hardships where would the world be, we all must learn some lessons the hard way to grow up into functioning people. One thing that involves during growing up is realizing other people’s problems around you. Coming-of-age involves recognizing perspectives.
If you are a parent, how would you like to watch your child grow up behind bars? If you are the child, imagine growing up behind bars for a mistake you once made. A courtyard in a college or high school differentiates a huge amount from a courtyard in a prison. America should raise the minimum age a juvenile can be tried as an adult to twenty-one because the prefrontal cortex in ages twenty-five and under is still developing, the behavior of young adults is not completely mature, and prison or jail has a tremendous amount of negative effects on young adults. “The front part of the brain, the prefrontal cortex, is remodelled last.
The Juvenile Justice guidebook for Legislators suggest that “ Without treatment, the child may continue on a path of delinquency and eventually adult crime. Effective assessments of and comprehensive responses to court-involved juveniles with mental health needs can help break this cycle and produce healthier young people who are less likely to act out and commit crimes”. In a case, the jurors and prosecutors should at least be aware that if it was the mental disorder that caused or influenced them to kill, it could have been avoided. Through effective treatment the juvenile could have been able to break the cycle of a future criminal history. It should be taken into consideration that not all the time is juveniles associated with type of fundamental
The guns laws in this country must, absolutely must be reformed. I am an eighth grade student at Woodlawn Beach Middle School in Gulf Breeze. In the past couple of weeks, I have been told about multiple shooting threats to schools in our area. I was also informed of a recent shooting in Pensacola. Then, there was the school shooting in south Florida.
Over the past decades, the United States has seen steady and significant decreases in the national crime rate. However, that is not to say the U.S. is not still experiencing violent and heinous crimes. For instance, teen related murder, something of which only a few years ago seemed to be fairly uncommon but appear now to be on the rise. If one were to inquire about teen murders, they would find no deficiency on the internet or in the newspapers of such stories. Which gives way to the question of what is to be done with them and how to ensure that justice is served to all parties involved.
If a brain is not fully developed until mid-twenties, how could somebody who is only thirteen expected to think through her actions? Romeo and Juliet are only young, therefore there brains are not as developed to think of consequences. With their not quite as devloped brains, could Romeo and Juliet have not a romance, but an addiction to one another? Juliet is only thirteen, just entering the teens. This means her brain is not mature yet.
(Gangs) A deviant subculture is defined as a subculture, which has values and norms that differ substantially from the majority of people in society. When a neighborhood or community favors illegal activities, a criminal subculture is likely to develop such as gangs. Walter Miller states that deviant subcultures don’t arise from the inability of a community to achieve success, but because of a lower-class subculture whose values and norms are different from the rest of society. Subcultures can be a good thing, because they can provide a sense of belonging, interaction with people who have similar interests, and gives members the freedom to express individuality.