Coming of Age

Coming of age and three Novels: The characters of Siddhartha, Esperanza, and the Surfacer.

A discussion paper, comparing the concept of “coming of age”, or the gradual awareness of a personal identity, through three specific novels. Novels are “Siddhartha” by Herman Hesse, “Surfacing” by Margaret Atwood, and “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cineros.