ERIC Number: EJ826112
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Reference Count: 4
Off the Shelves: Analyzing Style and Intertextuality in "Twilight"
Letcher, Mark, Ed.; Bull, Kelly Byrne
English Journal, v98 n3 p113-116 Jan 2009
Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" offers readers romance, mystery, suspense, and action. This young adult novel tells the story of the forbidden relationship between Bella and Edward, exploring complexities that cause readers to consider how love involves sacrifice and choice. "Twilight," a Best Book for Young Adults and Quick-Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, offers literary possibilities wrapped in the package of a "New York Times" Bestseller-turned movie. This article offers an analysis of the style and intertextuality of the "Twilight" book.
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Young Adults, Novels, Nonverbal Communication, Revision (Written Composition), Protocol Analysis, Critical Thinking, Story Reading
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