Student or Learner
This sentence is from my reading assignment. IT's too long that it really confuses me. Could anyone explain what the author meant to say by this, please?
Adolescents, boys and girls, form deeply sentimental attachments, walk and talk together-not so much to polish their wits as to share their hopes and fears and dreams, to form a common front against the world of school and family and to join in a kind of mutual discovery of each other's and their own inner life.
It's all about solidarity.