[Vocabulary] They are going through their adolescence, which is a very formative stage of their de

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We live in a permissive society where people are allowed to do almost whatever they want. Is this good for children? They are going through their adolescence, which is a very formative stage of their development since their final adult characters are beginning to take form.


Can we replace 'characters' with 'characteristics' ?
What does 'go through' mean, according to the following link? Number 1 or 2?
http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/go-through
 

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Number 2: 'stages of growth' is your pointer.

What is the source of the quoted sentence?

I wouldn't change 'characters' (personalities) to characteristics in this context.
 

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You probably mean 'Advanced Vocabulary and Idioms' by B.J. Thomas.

Please tell us the source of any text you quote in post #1 in future.
 
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