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There's really not a "good lesson" in these books...yeah fight for what you love, but change yourself for someone who left you? give up your family for a guy who's an obvious flight risk? Edwards got more mood swings than teenage girls, and Bella cant man up and move on. it was an alright book, but I wouldn't read it again. To me it was pretty superficial...
A story is a story, if someone doesn't understand that there's a bigger problem.
Don't judge this series of books by it's movies, and come up with your own conclusion without feeling pressured to side with anyone else's about these books.
I still love these books, even after the terribly made movies. I agree that Bella isn't necessarily the best role model out there, but at least she cares about the ones she loves. And there is a deeper meaning to the Cullen family and their obstainment from human blood; they seek to be redeemed for previous actions and just want to live life as righteously as possible. In a way the Twilight series is about redemption.
Twilight is not about redemption. They are about the vital importance of having a boyfriend, even if that means that you lose your friends, family and even your soul. As if teenage girls don't have enough to cope with without literature this poor affecting their idea of love.
I wish people would stop talking on my behalf, I am a teenage girl and I have read this book. But I know it is a book and it does not make me think I should drop everything and everyone for a boyfriend and it hasn't made anyone I know of think this way either.
New Moon (book 2) by Stephenie Meyer - The Twilight series was no.5 most frequently challenged book in 2009 according to the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom. Want to know why? See www.ala.org/...
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