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coming-of-age (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to a person's journey from childhood or adolescence to adulthood.
    • 22 March 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Hunger Games[1]
      While Collins does include a love triangle, a coming-of-age story, and other YA-friendly elements in the mix, they serve as a Trojan horse to smuggle readers into a hopeless world where love becomes a stratagem and growing up is a matter of basic survival.


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