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by Yvonne Isaak-Andrews
February 20th, 2010, 10:59 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: TWILIGHT - thoughts?
Replies: 107
Views: 24176

Re: TWILIGHT - thoughts?

Many of the posts here are mentioning the sexuality/romance of the vampire mythos. This is definitely the case nowadays, but it wasn't always this way. Vampires used to be straightforward monsters: as seen in "Nosferatu," and even as late as "Salem's Lot." So when would you all say the seduction/rom...
by Yvonne Isaak-Andrews
February 20th, 2010, 4:02 am
Forum: Books
Topic: TWILIGHT - thoughts?
Replies: 107
Views: 24176

Re: TWILIGHT - thoughts?

My hypothesis for "Twilight's" popularity is that it replicates a core romance-fantasy that a large number of women share: There exists a person whom almost everyone wants to be with (due to good looks, or power, or money, etc.), but he isn't interested in any of them. But there is something *so spe...