Life Lessons in The "Twilight" Series Essay

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Is true love worth risking everything? That is the question I found myself asking as I began reading Twilight. At first some may chose not to read the books or see the movie because they feel a story based on vampires and werewolves is a little unbelievable. Twilight is about more than fictional characters and that is what attracted my attention to the series. It takes us on a journey of discovering that when true love is amazingly strong one can overcome any battle. Since discovering these series Stephanie Myers the author of Twilight has become such an inspiration to me. As I began reading the first book in the series I observed how similar the two main characters were yet they were so diverse. They are so diverse in fact that their…show more content…
As I began to more understand the relationship these two had formed I found that the foundation of their love began with risks taken and their devotion for one another. I was taken to the place Edward and Bella where and felt as if I was traveling this journey with them. Edward’s devotion to Bella is incredible as he never deserts her and is constantly there to protect her from the dangerous situations that she always seeped to find herself in. This is where I became aware of the fact that this book was more than just vampires it explores love beyond comprehension. The passion Edward has for Bella is a love that most only speculate but never do they actually encounter it. Is determination, sacrifice, and courage three characteristics that go well with one another? In this particular situation I believe that it is based on several examples from the book without determination where would any of us be? We would not get far in life as we would find that without determination giving up would be our first and only option. As with Bella her determination is astounding. Although she knows the significant danger that being with Edward places her in but her courage opens her heart to trust not only Edward but his entire family as well. Along the way they both would have to sacrifice a lot in the name of love but isn’t that what love really is about?
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