Review Of Stephenie Meyer 's ' Twilight '

1705 Words Apr 16th, 2015 7 Pages
Lena Andersson
ENG104
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Twilight by Stephenie Meyer is a romantic book about two teenagers, a girl named Bella and a vampire named Edward. The two of them fall in love, and Bella is put in danger by a different group of vampires. There have been several different types of criticism towards this book and every criticism is different ; it includes being one hundred percent justifiable to do absolutely anything for the one you love. Others have also said that it was not intended to relate to teen girls, but it actually ended up doing just that. Also, some critics have compared Twilight to Harry Potter in the sense that both of the stories “lie in a dream” (Bethune). Brian Bethune wrote a criticism called “Love at First Bite” which at first compares Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight to J.K. Rowlings’ Harry Potter. There are various reasons why Bethune believes that Twilight is similar to Harry Potter. He believes that Meyer’s and Rowling 's’ stories “lie in a dream” (Bethune). This is easy to agree with because Twilight is based on a vampire-friendly romance. This is obviously unrealistic and would never happen in real life. In Harry Potter, the story is based on a warlock who fights off all different kinds of magical and mythical creatures. Evidently, it is easy to figure out that this story also “lies in a dream.” Bethune starts to talk about religion which is based on Stephenie Meyer’s real life and how her religion is somewhat duplicated in her Twilight…
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