Briony's 'Mature Into Adults In Atonement'

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Through life we all have to grow and mature into adults. Throughout “Atonement” the kids and young adults are maturing and learning from their decisions. Briony, for example was so excited when she was reading the letter from Robbie that was meant for Cecilia because she believed that she was apart of the adults world. Now this letter causes a lot of trouble in the book because Briony misinterprets it. Of course she learns from her mistake in the end and feels very horrible and guilty for blaming Robbie for something he didn’t do. So we see that Briony has grown up towards the end of the book because she sees her mistake as a child. During all of this Robbie and Cecilia are both still only 17. They are trying to figure out how they feel
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