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The Twilight Series is Awful - Really, Really Horribly Awful

Updated on February 16, 2010

Good literature? Don't make me laugh!

The Twilight Series is Awful - Really, Really Horribly Awful

I'm sure you've heard of the Twilight craze, a series of vampire books written by Stephanie Meyer. Frankly, these books are just terrible, and there should only be two kinds of people reading them: 12-year-old girls, and people seeking to read something humorous. And I say humorous because it IS - the writing is so bad, it's comical. These books are seeking to destroy any glimmering hope that today's youth will emerge as a literate, intelligent generation. And, being a part of that generation myself, that's just not cool with me at all.

I want people to understand how horrible these books are. Truly and honestly just plain bad. Stephanie Meyer just does not write well, and I guess her editors are third graders. Or giraffes. I don't know how these books could land on the shelves, but they have, and they are filled with a copious amount of glaring and awful mistakes.

What makes Twilight so terribly, horribly bad?

Word Usage

Reason #1 as to why Twilight is the worst series ever... oops, I mean the consistently most unfavorable consecution...

Stephanie Meyer makes her writing way more complicated than it should be. I guess this was in an attempt to make her sound intelligent or something, but the end result is just pathetic. It's as though she used a thesaurus to replace every. single. word. "Small town" becomes "diminutive municipality", and it just sounds ridiculous. And don't think for a second that this sort of thing is just here-and-there - it's on nearly every single page.

The thing is you shouldn't use these words just for the sake of having a book full of big, pretty words. Big words don't make a book good - especially if the words are used in the wrong context all over the place. This practice is made especially horrible when you have a plot for a book aimed at teenagers, and you're using words that only a college graduate would be able to understand.

Every English teacher I've ever had always told me that good writing is written simply; using as little words as possible to say what needs to be said. Clearly, this is not a concept that Meyer has ever heard of.

Character Development

These characters are NOT like onions - they have one-layer personalities!

First of all, there is far too much character development, and not enough character to develop, if that makes sense. I mean to say that the characters are flat and predictable and there is zero mystery remaining past the initial paragraph of their introduction.

All of the characters can be summed up in whole in one or two words. Bella is clumsy. Edward is sparkly. Bella's dad is quiet. So on and so forth. The end. No more development of character. Don't think there's some hidden traits to these characters that you'll discover in later books... there's not.

In good books, the reader learns what makes the character who they are throughout the entire book. This is especially true if the book is part of the series! In a series, the reader should not know everything there is to know about the main character in the first two pages. Unfortunately, this is what happens in Twilight.

Boring Plot

Really, eye-gougingly, fall-asleep-reading-it boring.

When it comes to the plot of the book, THERE IS NONE!

One sentence summary of the entire series: A girl falls in love with a vampire, who she winds up with together forever despite a few minor discrepancies.That's it, really. The rest is fluffy, boring filler. The "climax" takes place in the last two chapters of the books and has nothing to do with the preceding 400 pages. The "conflict" is resolved far too easily.

I want to take this opportunity to present Stephanie Meyer with a gift. It's a simple plot graph, similar to many that I received in Elementary school.

See, Stephanie, there needs to be a balance of rising action and falling action, sandwiching a big, juicy peak in the plot. I learned this in first grade, and have written quite a few (albeit simple) stories since then, using this as my guide. If you use this as a tool for your future books, I'm sure you will not have hundreds of websites dedicated to the hate of your story.

Bella Swan: The World's Worst Role Model

Submission and insecurity does NOT make for a character that we should encourage young girls to look up to.

Bella Swan is the main character of the series. Somehow, despite being horribly plain and clumsy (and not to mention a new student at her high school in a really small town), she manages to have several guys fawning all over her without any effort at all.

So, okay, she's a completely unrealistic character. How does that make her a poor role model, you ask?

Well, throughout the series, Bella becomes completely dependent on the "love of her life," a vampire. She is insecure and thrives on his attention When she finds out that he had been watching her sleep, she is delighted, rather than being understandably freaked out. By the end of book one, she is more than ready to give up any ambition to go to college or pursue a normal life, and strongly wishes to be a vampire so she can become immortal and spend the rest of her life with a boy she basically just met. And how does Stephanie Meyer continue this sickening teenage codependent affair? By making Bella continually more and more submissive to "her man" throughout the series. By the time she's eighteen, she's a pregnant vampire.

Great, awesome. Thanks for trying to inspire our youth, Stephanie Meyer.

An open letter to Twilight fans

"But hey! That's not nice! I like Twilight!"

Dear Twilight Fans,

Okay, okay. You like Twilight. I get it. Now please stop plaguing the internet with a million MS Paint "signs" dedicated to your love of it. Stop shoving Twilight down my throat on every website I visit. Just stop already. If I see another Facebook Bumper Sticker about Twilight, I will scream.

And please, please, please stop talking about "Edward". You want to meet a guy like Edward? Really? He's not even real, people. It's a character in a book. I promise you, no matter how much you whine, you will never, ever, ever find a perfect and sparkly 107-year-old vampire who will fall in love with the scent of your blood, and frankly, I think you're really odd for even wanting that in the first place. Seriously, though, cut it out. Edward is not real and you're annoying the rest of us.

Also, could you please stop comparing Twilight to the Harry Potter series? Really, I mean it. Harry Potter is far better than Twilight on so many levels, and that's not even just personal opinion. Nobody could deny the fact that the plot of the Harry Potter series is just so much more developed, and it's just an enjoyable read for all ages. Harry Potter has lasting impressions on everybody that reads it.. for YEARS! Twilight will be forgotten in the next two years, tops.

Kind regards,

Kristensup

Weigh in!

Obviously there ARE sensible and literate fans of Twilight - but why? Can you REALLY defend the series?

The Twilight Series is Awful - Really, Really Horribly Awful

Yes, they are horrible books.

Yes, they are horrible books.

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    • anonymous 2 years ago

      I really don't like Twilight, it's poorly written, hard for young people to understand, and it ruins mythology.

      Ok I understand Twihards sparkly vampires are fabulous, more like fairy princess!

      The movies are even worse, it's a waste of your life, and the actors did a horrible job, even Robert Pattinson actor of Edward hates Twilight.

      Harry Potter is WAY better than Twilight. And if I hear a twihard saying Twilight is more popular, GO TO ORLANDO AND FIND YOUR TWILIGHT THEME PARK. Oh yeah you don't have one.

      Robert Pattinson said he'd rather play Cedric Diggory from Harry Potter than Edward Cullen. .

      The characters are stupid brats, Bella is a mary-sue while Edward is a gary-sue.

      S. Meyer didn't create a new world people can imagine being in, but J. K. Rowling did along with many authors like J. R. R. Toilkein (Author of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit)

      I'm a Harry Potter fan and a LOTR fan, but I like many more series. Twilight, is just ew.

    • anonymous 3 years ago

      well, the books have proved that there is such thing out there as bad, sorry understatement, terrible literature to those of us who were previously ignorant of it. So thank you Meyer, for that. Also thank you for the excellent firewood the books have made

    • anonymous 3 years ago

      We should take all the Twilight fans, and put them in a REAL library!

    • anonymous 3 years ago

      I've never read Twilight but it sounds awful.

    • anonymous 3 years ago

      I 100% agree with you. Twilight is completely ridiculous.

    • anonymous 3 years ago

      A few people have defended Twilight, saying that it's not meant to be high art, but Stephanie Meyer seemsnto think so. She has compared her atrocious yarns with Romeo And Juliet, apparently not realising it is a tragedy, and.....

      The Merchant Of Venice.

      I'll leave a little space there for you to laugh.

      For those of you who have forgotten or don't know, the Merchant Of Venice is about anti-Semitism and disregarding show and appearance.

      Yeah.

      And I would like to disagree with whoever it was as declared The Inheritance Cycle to be trashy. The characters may be sues, but by the end, the themes are death, rebirth, the existence of a higher power, exile and evil. There is also actual doomed love, with one character falling in love with someone who probably doesn't love them and that they will also never see again and another falling in love with someone who is on the other side and then, after the war, goes off to live alone in the mountains.

      Twilight is irredeemable and unforgiven, and it's shadow hangs over every young adult book published since then, as well as everything mention in story i.e Clare De Lune and Wuthering Heights (the book, not the awesome song written by Kate Bush, now back on tour.) .

      Serioudly.

    • anonymous 3 years ago

      I am in the twilight demographic. I, and my friends, have an incredibly low opinion of this bilge. It's anti-feminist. It takes the traditional vampire mythology and basically goes "naw, not interested, lets make this bloodthirsty monster SPARKLE!". It has plot holes you could drive a double decker bus through. The characters are as stiff as concrete. Stephanie apparently thinks its awesome to resolve a plot by having a teenager fall in love with a newborn child, and presents this as all well and good. Bram Stoker will rise from his grave. Buffy is sharpening her stakes. Van Helsing is preparing. The only good thing about twilight is that it led to the hunger games gaining attention, sing the hunger games at least has a strong female protaganist. Those campaigning for real vampires may want to cast their eye on the Skulduggery Pleasant series, which has a female protaganist who spends a large amount of time beating the lard out of magical criminals, as well as a vampire romance sub plot thatnspanned 3 books and ended with her having to kill him because he had become possessive and it is later revealed he had murdered many of his past girlfriends. Choice lines include, "you make me want to top my self, you sad little Paranormal Romance reject."

    • anonymous 3 years ago

      I prefer Oxford Dictionary. You see, at least I wouldn't be so blunt to assault contention of others with ''fuck you'' in the beginning of one's comment.

      To both side, you have absolute rights to like it or hate it, but keep it to yourself.

      You need not spew horrible sentences, and put flame on anyone dares to go against your liking.

      I never read the book, and possibly would not because I had 54 books on my waiting list, and I barely have anytime but I respect Meyer's fans for being loyal but as soon you grow older, try read it again and see if you still possess that marvelous zeal to such fiction. tq

    • anonymous 3 years ago

      I'm twelve, and I actually enjoyed the books to some degree. But, before people ignore this comment, I will say that they are, quite frankly, stupid. I never liked Edward, he wasn't really stalkerish to me, but his whole "Gottah keep u safe, babeh" Attitude really annoyed me. Because, I mean, who wants a guy hanging onto your shoulder all the time telling you not to have fun? Bella, I don't hate, but I wish someone else had been telling this story, or that it was about another relationship entirely and she was just a side character. I only liked Jacob, who was a really cool guy in my opinion and I wished he had killed Edward and put all of us out of our misery.

    • anonymous 3 years ago

      Even the most idiotic, average girl can tell creepy stalker from interested guy. They would even at least initially play hard to get with bad boy type. Bella seems to want to skip these points altogether. How dare they compare these waste of papers, ink and labour with Harry Potter series?

    • anonymous 3 years ago

      "Every English teacher I've ever had always told me that good writing is written simply; using as little words as possible to say what needs to be said. "

      Do Stephanie Meyer misuse semicolons, too?

    • anonymous 3 years ago

      I agree with every word you said. Bella is very bland and rather annoying, as well as an awful role model as you mentioned before. Edward is bland and uninteresting(being a vampire that sparkles like a fairy does not make you attractive-it makes you look girly and weak!). All of the other characters don't really have much of a personality either. Jacob is just as blah as a piece of cardboard, and is only there to create conflict and add another love interest to ensure that the result is a love triangle. Edward becomes possessive and annoyingly stupid throughout the series, while Bella becomes submissive and pathetically clingy. There is no real development, unless you count two already awful characters becoming worse as "development". The relationship between Bella and Edward is agonizingly one-sided; Edward is the king of Bella-Land and Bella follows him like a happy, stupid, air-headed moron.

      I think that I am the only thirteen-year-old girl who hates this abomination of a book.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Which Lord?

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Personally,I am really glad that there are other Potter fans or "Potties" as I call them.

      Thankfully the abomination has ended,thus......peace is restored!

      PRAISE THE LORD I CAN WALK AGAIN!!!

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I'm sory, did someone just say twilight is better than harry potter?? I can't hear you over our rollercoaster, website, and millions of fans world wide. They had to change the release date of one of the books because kids were skipping school to go get the newest Harry potter book. *Never insult JK Rowling in front of me* ( changes all twihards into sparkling vampires)

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Thank you for talking about why the Twilight series is awful.

      I can't defend that Twilight is awesome. Or brilliant.

      Because it isn't. The people who love it aren't bad, they don't have a bad taste of literature (some might love Harry Potter the same) but some of the people, not all, they skim the books.

      They are so freakin' long, you can't help but skim it every once in a while.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Dear Stephanie Meyer,

      I applaud you for ruining half of our generation of youth's potential had they not read your....so-called "books". I suggest you stop writing trash such as this as it simply makes us lose faith in humanity when we see your readers and "fans" turn into sluts or whores.

      I also suggest taking a literature lesson, or seek professional help to further improve your writing.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      @Young Reader

      While I am not saying that your generation have crap books or even crap authors, I know that I have come to dislike this book more because of its extreme popularity (let me explain).

      The book can be liked and loved but the result of this fanatic following absolutely makes no sense and the fact that its so mainstream makes me worry on the taste and intelligence of the general public. Furthermore, to compare this juvenile writing style to Harry Potter, which truly deserved its recognition and fame in its overwhelming ability to attract and sustain the interest of readers of all ages, I will not and cannot let (or take) the same to be said about the Twilight series because it simply IS NOT TRUE.

      Simply put: Harry Potter beats Twilights ass. There is no comparison. And readers who don't see that; up your level of literature, for gods sake.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Wow, do I have a bone to pick with this entire series.

      A) Sparkling vampires. ARE YOU FREAKING KIDDING ME?!??

      B) Bella's character is a true and blue Mary Sue. Nothing she ever does is wrong. Even when she becomes a vamp, she doesn't become animalistic like the rest. Nooooooooo, she has a secret super power that is MARY SUE TO THE EXTREME and lets her stay perfect. What a crock

      C) Bad writing. Okay its for 12 year olds. I relent on that. BUT!

      D) DO NOT COMPARE IT TO HARRY POTTER. I have my own issues with the HP series but never have I doubted the writing talent of JK Rowling. Her voice speaks in her writing. Stephanie Meyers makes me want to throw something and scream in agony.

      E) Lastly and worse off, people love this book to death when they don't realize that this is the result of an incredible marketing team. (Kudos to you guys, btw)

      F) oh and SPINE DEBILITATING LABORS ARE NOT COOL. ANYWHERE. ANY BOOK. THE END.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I really hate it when retarded twitards cannot take critism well.....

      Who needs edward when you have Lord Raiden,god of thunder

      and sexy as hell!

      I don't think hes real(im not crazy)but dayum Mortal kombat 9 made him hot!

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I totally agree. She goes to a small, dull town and suddenly she meets this bronze eyed model boy who seems to hate her. Soon he starts spewing out mini speeches about how much he loves her and how much he cares about her. She lapps this attention up and forgets that she's going out with a freaky, grumpy, non personality mumbling freak who watches her as she sleeps. She's shallow, vain, drippy, and always seems to focus on the negative things. She hurts the annoyingly loyal Jacob and gets pregnant at 18 . great. Then she becomes a impressive magic vampire who can resist blood and is nice and sparkly. The books, even the last one, make me want to eat my arm with boredom! The films are bad too, I almost laughed at their mumbling and their eyes are always half closed as if they are always bored and they always so god dam serious and Bella is just a miserable whiny brat with no personalty and Edward is a selfish possessive sparkly vain beige loving lover boy. * takes several deep breaths* and THAT is why I hate the books.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Suffer not the twilight book to live

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      You know, back when both the first Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings books were coming to theaters in the same year, no matter which book we readers chose to like, we all had one thing in common, respect for the other person's opinion. If you hated Harry Potter, but loved The Lord of the Rings, that was fine. If you hated The Lord of the Rings, but loved Harry Potter, that was fine. If you loved both Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings equally, that was fine, too. If you had facts to back up your opinions, you knew that the other person might disagree with you, but at least had enough respect for you to know that this was just what you thought. You didn't get questions like "You don't like Edward, the most perfect boyfriend ever, what's WRONG with you?!" or "You don't LIKE Twilight? Why are you EVEN LIVING?" or even "If you don't agree with my opinion that the Twilight Saga are the best series of books ever, GO LIVE IN AN ISOLATED HOLE!"

      I mean what happened to acceptance and respect that not everyone likes the same things you like, or has the same views you do?

      Now, personally, I don't have a problem with reading a romantic story every once in a great while, as long as the characters are two to three dimensional, the plot is engaging, the romance is healthy, and the spelling and grammar is decent. Sadly, the Twilight Saga has none of this. THAT is why I dislike Twilight so strongly.

      Please remember, this is just my opinion, you can chose to agree or disagree with my thoughts about the Twilight series if you want to.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      These guys saying "Twilight is good," are basically morons. I bet they have ever even READ good literature compositions. I bet you all I own that they haven't read Shakespeare or Marlowe or anything. I bet they only know the name: William Shakespeare and they think Marlowe is that little villain off Uncharted. Mostly, all the kids in this day and age are mentally ill.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Hey person:p

      There's something i want to say.....

      Fuck you! We ain't Jealous,bitch please I have Alucard

      and besides....you dont know what good literature and anime is..Why?

      Because YOU are a FAG!

      have a nice day MotherFucker!

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Fuck the twitards!

      They dont know what good literature is.The Twitards are sluts and whores,attacking people for their opinions shows how selfish and savage you are!

      SHAME ON YOU (only at twitards)

      You waste your time drooling over Mr Sparkles and you dont know what sexy is,burn your twilight books and save yourself from losing IQ points.

      *Sees NuttyMadam*

      MAN THE HARPOONS,MOBY DICK IS BACK!!

      That is my point.

      Got any questions?

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      You Go Girl!

      Finally someone who isnt a twitard and is a girl!

      Thunder Take You!

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I have some reasons for why twilight sucks:

      Bella is a weak female (Damsel in distress) I find that quite sexist

      The plot does not make sense at all

      Werewolves are humanoid wolves NOT just big wolves

      Vampires DO NOT SPARKLE! They are immune to normal vampire weaknesses

      The intresting characters are ignored and it focuses on Edward

      The final battle was a vision forseen by Alice (Dissapointing...)

      The fangirls are retarded and mainly consist of sluts,40 year old moms,grannies and teenage girls

      SMeyer is a terrible writer and makes many mistakes

      And when something goes wrong for her she throws a hissy fit!

      The plot has already been used before (Not oringinal)

      SMeyer compares it to romeo and juliet! Bitch please.

      The Characters are 1 dimensional and flat

      Last of all Twilight (pronouced toilet) has disgraced the vampire genre!At least dracula has the balls to bite people.

      And those are some reasons for why twilight sucks.

      TEAM RAIDEN

      (Mortal Kombat)

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      An Experiment on the Cognitive Effects of Reading "Twilight" For a Prolonged Period of Time Without External Stimulation

      Procedure: In total, fifty (50) test subjects of varying age, gender, race, and physical fitness were placed in a closed test chamber for forty-eight (48) hours, with adequate nourishment sources. Each test chamber was devoid of any type of mass media or mental stimulation device (books, television, computer, etc), except for a single of set of the book series "Twilight". Subjects were forced to read these books, under the threat of immediate or prolonged termination. In order to prevent the restructuring of short term memory biases in data, 50ppm of adrenal vapor/corticosteroid enhancers were pumped into each test chamber. There was no interaction of any kind during test, except for passive instruction.

      Results: Almost all (49) of the test subjects were able to survive the 25.6 hour mark without any kind of cognitive of physical deterioration. The other tests subject suffered from a cerebral aneurysm at the 14.6 hour mark, due to excess adrenal vapor supply. At the 29.8 hour mark, subject [Markus_Langston] suffered from an extreme case of sudden bleeding in the occipital lobe of the brain. Excluding the sudden spike of beta-waves and epinephrine in the subject before death, the cause of death is still unknown. Past the 30.1 hour mark, more than half the subjects seem to have suffered similar injuries, all of which were neural degradation and/or sudden trauma of brain in areas required for higher cognition. At the conclusion of the test, there were only three (3) survivors left. Two seemed to exhibit signs of "locked in" syndrome, a disorder in which the subject, though conscious, is unable to communicate. The remaining test subject became increasingly delusional, even when not exposed to the material, warranting eventual termination.

      Conclusion: Post-Mortom analysis of the subjects in the test yielded interesting results. All the test subjects seem to have excessive numbers of NMDA receptors present in their synapses, signifying the establishment of improper LTP in their neurons. This would have likely caused nervous system degeneration and paralysis (as observed), though the cause of the cerebral bleeding has nothing to do with this and is still unknown at this time. Thus, it can be reasonably concluded that the book "Twilight" has some kind of significant and detrimental affect on the proper functioning and transmission of the human nervous system. Caution when consuming the material in the book should be taken to the extreme, with no less than two active (2) Aperture Science brand EEG devices attached to the subject's head.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Twilight Saga = Shit. (Sorry shit. Sorry for insulting you.)

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      To Person:P;

      Not everybody liked the movie when it first came out. I could not stand it.

      To EVERYBODY READING THIS;

      The movies were way too dramatic. I could not stand any of it. The movie got boring because they were so dramatic, it is unrealistic. Nobody acts that dramatic. (Well, anybody with common sense would not act that dramatic.)

      The acting was horrible. How can people watch it. They make a huge deal out of nothing. I can't get into it because it is such horrible acting.

      I don't really care about the Harry Potter series. I liked them, but once is good enough. I agree that Harry Potter is better. At least their acting was better, and they were not over dramatic.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Perhaps the best thing that can be said about the books is that they end.

      I read one so that I could actually understand the hatred, and not argue without basis, and unfortunately it was everything that I expected: the sentence structure was poor, the plot was bot dull and poorly written, and Bella had about as much personality as a piece of cardboard.

      I'd also had enough of reading about his "sculpted, incandescent chest".

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      This book made me want to vomit. Bella needlessly described Edward in every page and she's no rolemodel. Death to Twillight!

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Thank you!! You've just made the perfect sence in the past year! I was in my drama class and I was suppost to tell the class a lie or truth about myself. I said "I'ma big Twilight fangirl" and everyone rasied the green card meaning true. I said "LIE" and some girls were like "DUDE" then I said "How can you like this crap, Twilight isn't literature!" all thanks to my English teacher!

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Oh my Gosh! I totally agree, twilight is so freaking stupid! The people who like this poop are hormone crazy people... Like just the author is the craziest, freaky old woman who thinks she is youngs, Stephenie please stop it

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I agree with your last paragraph in the "Dear Twilight fans" section. I'm a HUGE Harry Potter fanatic. <3

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      It's popular because it's an easy read. It's been a long time since I've picked up a book and the pages simply fly by -- it's not interesting, simply mindless. Try reading some of the other classics, you almost always find details you missed from the previous read. I wouldn't read Twilight again, but I'm pretty sure there wasn't much to be missed.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      You forgot to mention that Edward throws up several red flags for domestic abuse. He tells Bella repeatedly that he really wants to kill her, restricts her ability to travel by sabotaging her car, forbids her to see a friend he doesn't like, threatens suicide, abandons her in a dangerous place, throws her through a table, and repeatedly blames his misbehavior on her. In addition, Jacob sexually assaults her in New Moon, and it's treated like simple rudeness. This is what makes you hot, Meyer? *shudder*

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I love how on the other side it says "You're one of the few people who don't like them." Umm, well, there are Facebook pages hating Twilight that have over 10,000 likes.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I can read almost anything...but I couldn't get past the first 10 pages of the first Twilight novel. The films are better, but only marginally so...this is the first franchise I have come across where the novels are so poor that the movies come out ahead in quality.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Dude that is book shit. If you want literary works of art and also want to know what real vampires are, read Dracula by Bram Stoker.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I agree with you absolutely, especially on the points about Harry Potter (my favourite series of books which have helped me make friends through our love for the books). When the love of Hermione's life leaves her (Deathly Hallows, when Ron gets angry at Harry and deserts them) Hermione continues searching for the Horcruxes to kill the most evil, dark wizard ever to live. When the love of Ginny's life leaves her for her own protection (start of Deathly Hallows before Harry goes to find the Horcruxes) Ginny restarts the DA with Neville and Luna and steals Gryffindor's sword. When the love of Bella's life leaves her for her own protection, Bella becomes coma-like for four months and then jumps off a cliff.

      Twilight is, luckily, rubbish enough that it's hilarious. It is a joke between my friends adn I , and I hope it will remain to be so for years to come.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Agree. I bought the first book. I live in Indonesia and I bought the Indonesian version. I've try to read it and it didn't work. What is this Stephenie Meyer talking about? Just what make this book a mega-best-seller in the first place? I can't understand the reading, the word-choosing. This book is just plain-boring-bad. Forgive my language.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I find it hilariously ironic that the 'Team Twilight' comments are mostly illegible and rambling.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      As far as the Harry Potter series being "far better than Twilight", I would disagree. Granted, the Harry Potter series is somewhat better than Twilight, but they are both shallow series written in juvenile English and intended only for young, still-to-be educated fanboys and fangirls.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Your awesome! I couldnt have said it any better :)

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Twilight or Harry Potter ? Well lets see.... Hermione faints after being cruelly tortured by Bellatrix. Isabella Swan faints after Edward breathes in her face. Enough said.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Absolutely. Its so sad that Vampires, portrayed beautifully by Christopher Lee, Inspirational to so many Black Metal bands and the theme of so many entertaining games like the Castlevania series are being disgraced and made the subject of a teenage girl's wet dream....

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Disgracing vampires and werewolves everywhere.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Twilight is an okay read only when I'm searching for entertainment. It's written well enough to keep my interest but that is it. If I were to compare it to actual literature, then it would be sorely lacking.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I have to say, with the final film (almost?) out, I can't wait for it's obssession to die off and the entire twilight franchise slowly decays in disgusting peace.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      This article has more plot that all four books.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Now this article WAS well written!

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Honestly, you can't talk about Robert Pattinson or Kristen Stewart badly because they star in Twilight. They didn't know anything about it and hate it. They're still terrible actors, though.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      If I were to pinpoint the moment when I realized that Twilight was an horrible series, it would have to be when when Bella realized that a 107 year-old man had been sneaking into her house every night to watch her sleep...

      Having read the full Twilight "saga", I can easily say that it is some of the worst literature (and I use this term loosely) that has ever met a printing press. I'm sure that worse has been written, but it's more that likely found somewhere on the internet as a fanfiction than anything else. However, the series has reasons for being so popular, and I think we should review those.

      1. Its characters are so shallow that you can more or less do self-inserts.

      2. While the sentences are clumsy, it's a very fast read.

      3. None of the context is deep, therefore making it an easy read.

      It's actually quite interesting to try and dissect the books, given how little there is in them. Meyer tried so hard to create a universe along the lines of a better series such as Harry Potter, but failed to do so because of what I like to call the "Bella" rule.

      Had Bella not been in the books, perhaps it could have focused on Edward and Jacob. Maybe it could have been a political satire on the Republicans and the Democrats, and even thrown in a vampire/werewolf romance for a touch of Shakespeare, even using Edward and Jacob AS the romance plot to drive the political satire even higher, making for a truly victorious ending impossible. Without Bella, none of these stupid ideas like "let's kill some other vampires because they're threatening my girlfriend" would have existed. These books could have been fantastic, had not they been written by an over-aged girl trying to express her teenage hormones.

      In many respects, Twilight works much like the Hunger Games. It takes a teenage girl who is quiet and slightly awkward and puts her in a position where she is dealing with impossible things and vast odds. Both are fast reads, and both have some common ideas. However, the reason that the Hunger Games are actually good can be boiled down to one reason: Katniss isn't Bella. Katniss is powerful, standoffish, and completely unique. She is strong, capable, and is entirely human in her characterization, making her descent into madness completely realistic.

      Bella should have gone crazy a long time ago, but she didn't. She became a vampire. And for that, she can't be respected as a character. She isn't a person. She is a self-insert shell - one into whose place any teenage girl who feels awkward or clumsy can place herself. She has no defining characteristics, no depth, and no power. And that is why Twilight is terrible.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I totally agree! Twilight is a bout some girl who lives in a cold town and falls in love with some sparkly vampire. Bella does absolutely NOTHING. Horrible.

      I don't know how the books would seem interesting to anyone.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      twilight crossed with the hunger games, with vampiers wearwolfs, NO, WAIT, i was just about to take one of the best ideas of all time and make it HORRABLE, the best idea, hunger games

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      twlight leaves bad mark on our genration, we must take a stand, read the inhertench cycle, it is AWSOME, not saying twlight is bad, but the hate, or love, reaches people before they can even read them, as a rusult, we have people who hate or love them, and there is no changing thier mind

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Thank you..I found your article an interesting read... not so much in how it was aimed against the twilight series, but more in the way how it points out what makes for interesting writing.

      When I heard about the twilight series I went: oh my god. Vampires turned into adolescent romantic fantasies. How horrible.

      Laugh. Oh Laugh!

      Some time ago vampirestories were on the rise once again(probably a bad pun this). The Vampire Diaries, Dracula, Underworld, Bloodrayne, Sonja Blue, True Blood, Buffy the vampire slayer, Salem's Lot(the movies, not the book).

      I sort of got fed up with this, as most persisted in turning their vampires into romantic figures. Romantic in the sense that the vampire becomes a figure we can identify with, we want to be or want to be with. The entire nature of the beast is so played down as to be non-existent. A shining example is Selene from Underworld. She is a foxy lady with fangs. The vampire is no longer the adversary, but at best a tragic person and at worst the romantic interest..

      For me vampires are interesting because of their conflicted nature: they are nearly immortal, attractive, sensual and independent... yet they are not: the immortality stops with the sun rising, the beauty hides their ugly immorality, the sensuality is to lure their victims..and they speak of love, but are slaves to just one need: blood.

      But that has almost nothing to do with Twilight.

      Twilight belongs to a subgenre of the romantic novel: female adolescent romance. It is akin to those romantic harlequin novels which are read by scores of grown-up women and repeat the same story over and over: woman, invariably of a lesser social status, meets man, who is 'important', but who has a doom upon him that makes him hard to get. But she manages to thaw his heart eventually and everything ends happy. Throw in some obstacles and there is your story. It finds a counter in a book like Ready Player One.. that is admired by ton's of male adolescents, and follows the wornout path that most of books of those kind follow: big evil threathens to take over the world, but a young man, alone and misunderstood, saves the world, finds friends, after he discovers a gift that makes him special and able to stop the big evil. Women usually have simple functions in these stories: they are to be saved or they are to admire the lonely young man. Friends have the same function. There might be a romance, but that isn't necessary. What matters is the pat on the back at the end: you're great for you saved the world.

      In the female adolescent version the woman finds her true love: to have and hold for ever and ever.

      The adolescent, faced with a big strange challenging world, rediscovers security in love(women) or friends(men).

      Nothing else matters.

      Least of all good writing.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      (Raises head from the depths of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix") What's Twilight?

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      You know, I actually tried to read Twilight once (I borrowed a copy from the school library), but I just couldn't get past the first paragraph no matter how hard I tried. Besides, my friends hate Twilight just as much as I do.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I had no problem with the books before, then the fans arrived. And I was able to see how completely fucked up these pitiful excuses for books really are. Bella is a manipulative little twatmuffin who shits a over anybody who is remotely nice to her. And pedo-pyre Edward has all the signs of an abusive relationship. He dictates everything Bella does, and who she can and cannot be friends with. He stalks her in her room (how in shit's name did he even know where she lived??) And this series sends women all the way back to the Victorian Era. No, scratch that. It sends women all the way back to the god-damn Stone Age. Fuck this abomination. And reading the rebuttals of Twilight fans, I can honestly say I pity your tastes. You have every right to defend your piece of shit, but at least do it admirably. I haven't found one logical argument yet.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      This is an incredible insight into the most ridiculous excuse for literature that has every plagued our generation. Thank you for this!

      There is one point that I want to add that is one of my biggest arguments as to why Twilight is awful: the fourth book.

      The entire series is building up to Bella becoming a vampire, and she finally becomes one...great, now back to the complete plot deviation that is the baby whose name I refuse to use because it is so darn stupid. And then, there is the fact that the entire fourth book is building up to a battle that DOESN'T EVEN HAPPEN. I read it, expecting a massacre, and somehow Meyer disappointed me even further. That type of let down takes talent, so I guess she is good at something.

      Finally, I want to spit just thinking about how much money went into dividing this rag of a fourth book up into two films about nothing. The final Harry Potter book needed two movies, because of its brilliance, among other things....Twilight and Harry Potter shouldn't even be spoken of in the same sentence.

      I really have to fight the urge to explode whenever I hear someone defending Twilight; the ultimate testament to the brainless, helpless, pathetic nature of our modern culture.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      They are, quite simply, trash. Pollution. Taint. Do you think anyone is reading REAL literature, like Tom Sawyer, Charles Dickens', The Stand? NO. They are reading lower books, like 50 Shades of Grey(which, I am sorry to say, probably about 100 teens are reading at this very moment), Twilight, and The Hunger Games(Yes, I realize that THG are infinitly better than Twilight, but I still classify it as 'lower literature'). You may think "Oh, it's okay, they're just books", but the morals and practices of the book carry over into people's minds. The original U.S. government would have burned drivel like Twilight before anyone could get the chance to read it. But now, with our new, slack, moralless government, anything goes, including, but not limited to, rape, incest, cannibalism, satanism, sadism, and a million other abominations that our forfathers would have vomited at. Are you ashamed of this? If so, start fixing it.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I wouldn't even dare to call these books literature. I fully agree with the author on every level. I believe good literature has a little more than the surface value. Twilight gives me none of of that. I can say -at best- Twilight tells me what exactly not to do in life and when writing stories. Books like these make me wonder if novels and literature are coming to level based solely on entertainment rather than the multiple levels of literature many older authors offer(ed).

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      At the start of Twilight, before Bella became infatulated with Edward. It was interesting. It had average teen things. Yes, supernatural is cool. No, being totally obsessed with your boyfriend is not. Oh, I'm sorry, he's a VAMPIRE. Why don't you make an exception, because cheesy drama mixed with bad sex is soooo romantic. ( Yes, I loved Twilight too. Untill I relized the fans are really stupid and naive.)

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Bella isn't a character, she's an empty shell of a person that acts as a vehicle in which adolescent girls can thrust themselves into and imagine being wanted by several different guys. And the only two ones she is interested in are the ones that are physically attractive (big shocker, right?): a werewolf that likes her for no apparent reason and a 109-year-old glittery corpse who likes her for no other reason then the fact that she smells like a big cheese pizza. Bella also is an outrageous violation of many basic principles of feminism. She literally has no life outside of Edward or, when said glittery corpse leaves her, Jacob. Basically giving up on life after your boyfriend of a few months leaves until another guy comes along is sickening. Bella needs to find something else to live for-- that way when her boyfriend leaves her, she doesn't curl up into a fetal position for months and purposely risk her life to hallucinate the boyfriend's voice. Not to mention only using Jacob as a replacement until the other one comes back is plain bitchy behavior. Don't even get me started on Meyer's prose-- that's a whole other rant.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Amazingly wicked. I'm so proud of you, Author I Don't Know.

      Anyway. Homestuck for the win.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I completely agree with everything you've said. Seriously, this series should never have been published. (So many innocent brain cells lost...)

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Agree.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Twilight can suck On my left nut I agree with everything you say about it being horrible

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Yea I agree twilight is very horrible and the fans are annoying and act stupid twords it and the cast really are bad actors people always try to compare it with Harry potter or the hunger games which both are better but there is clearly no resemblance between the three

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Yes, it's a frankly shitty book, but sometimes even the Twilight haters can match the fanaticism of the Twifags.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      This series- I'm sorry, saga- is a total joke. Stupid grammar errors is the first thing I think of. Also, the story is not interesting. Bella is as dull as a dishrag-No, wait, dishrags have more meaning than Bella Swan. I apoligize, dishrags. She is a Mary Sue at it's finest. Are you sure Stephenie's real name isn't Tara Gilesbie?

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      For one, we're talking about how shitty the BOOKS are, not the movies. However, a similar case can be made against them as well. B, every single statement in this article is 100 true. Meyers's writing is absolute horse shit, even if we were to ignore the agonizingly flat plot. What should have been a rough draft at the bottom of the garbage has become the Jersey Shore of YA literature.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Twilight sucks ass the book series sucks the vampires from blade can kill the twilight vampires the twilight vampires suck ass

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      twilight is one of the most pathetic works i hv ever had the misfortune to ever gone through.....i never read the novels ...(lucky me)...but i did saw the movie.......n i juss cant get over this so very unrealistic so called love story......damn.....n besides.....one girl loves both the guys simultaneously.....n it seems to be justified...eh.....pathetic........i cant get it how can girls be so dumb.raving abt twilght,,,its a complete piece of trash.....n i dont think i would ever think of goin to watch it or buy the book ....even if anyone pays me for it....

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Thank you. Thats all I can say because no words can realy tell you how glad I am that you are saying this.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      They are encouraging teen pregnancy

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Another problem I have with twilight is that people that like it never have any reasons for liking it. All they do is call us bad names and say bad things about our mothers.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I completely agree. It could have be good, almost great, if there was more development of story and character. Also like mentioned above, if she hadn't tried so hard to sound smart, and attempted to write like she had been published before.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Yes...Twilight is like the coming of the antichrist....it should burn in hell for all I care......Twilight fans become like the horde of Zombies like in Left 4 Dead......Special Infected Edward the bucked tooth Fairy, and Bella the Mary Sue of course.....It should have been more like a Adult Erotic Novel...

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      This series has effected a lot of new fiction and authors. THIS PLAGE MUST END!

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Look, I want to be a writer and some of the stories I've done do involve vampires and other supernatural beings, in particular what I'm doing now. But just because your going to have a relationship between the main character and said supernatural being doesn't mean the ENTIRE BOOK has to be solely about that relationship. The relationship they're in should never define any character. There should always be something more to them. End of story.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I completely agree. Why can't the fans see how ridiculously and monumentally stupid these books are?

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I haven't read the books, but I've seen the movies. I watched Twilight and I was laughing at the silliness of it! When I watched New Moon, it bored me to hell. I may be a young teenage girl, but I have a mind. I'm not gonna let some sparkling faggot control my life, just because I'm in love with him.

      Edward's not a vampire. He's a sparkling fairy!

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      They are certainly terrible. No more, no less. The worst book series ever created. How is even Stephenie Meyer allowed to live? Does she have a pea-sized brain inside her cranium? Goodness.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      All the ppl saying that Twilight is the work of a genius, could u plz come up with a few sensible reasons as to why u luv it ?

      I agree with you about how Harry Potter is better. I read the first book and now have the entire series, whereas i could'nt get past the first page of Twilight.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      The books make those 30's pulp fiction series like "Doc Savage" read like Tolstoy. However the films are even worse! You take a bunch of gay porns stars for male leads, throw in an anorexic female lead who looks like she hasn't bathed in months. Then you add dialogue that appears to have been written by an addled 12 year old and visual effects that would make the SyFy channel say "damn" and no wonder people are leaving the theaters feeling as of their minds have been sucked out by aliens!

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      And sadly, two years later, people are still obsessed with these books.... *sigh*

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I don't think the books are that horrible. I think the story could've worked out, but it did not. It's funny that you think there are too many complicated words in the books, I think the opposite. I thought it was way too easy to read!

      But that's the book, and yes I just said to my friend yesterday "Bella is actually a really bad rolemodel". Finally found someone to agree with me :).

      If you're looking for an awesome vampire book (or movie), then Twilight is far off. I think the concept could've made a pretty good lovestory, but the entire vampire-thing is created way too easy. You might as well say they're not "real" vampires.

      Though I think the storyline was kind of bad, I thought it wasn't that awful to read. It's not a difficult book, though added with some ridiciously complicated words.

      I don't like it how the characters don't develop much. Some of them have a little change. So I think it's rather a novel instead of a roman, because one of the things a roman should have is character development.

      I'm glad someone agrees it's a pretty horrible book, and has valuable arguments. Thank you!

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I can get past the 'bad role model', the teen angst junk, the obvious exploitation of the 'tween' movement and its monetary value, I can get past the silly love story... but it's just poorly written.

      Truly an interesting social experiment... release a bunch of 'doodoo'... make it popular.. make celebrities talk about it...and watch how much the sheepish children eat it up! Its insulting because there are much better authors, books, and plots out there. The subliminal messaging runs rampant in Twilight.

      PS When professing to like Twilight... dont use the "majority" likes it as a defense... only makes your sheepism stick out more...

      PPS Notice the amount of people in the right hand column that can't retain spelling or grammatical instruction? Using capitols is like thinking the person who shouts louder in the argument wins ;)

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      THANK YOU!!

      I gave it a shot because of all the hype (free on HBO)... it was so horrible I couldnt even stand it.. and I like Waterworld.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      VAMPIRES DON`T SPARKLE! Harry Potter is so much better because it actualy has truth in it like the values of friendship and so on, while Twillight is nothing more than some sappy novel written by an author trying to get her 15 minutes of fame and ended up getting more credit than she deserves!

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      i hated these books and only read on because i was hoping bella was killed

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      i really really desperately wish I could go inside the twibooks to tell bella exactly how i feel. seriously. god bless you

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I finally broke down and read the first twilight book to see what "the kids" are into today and my reaction after the first 50 pages was a literal verbal "wow" to nobody as I sat there in comic horrified disbelief. Spot on review. To read something like this- knowing millions of other people read it and "LOVE IT" is depressing. This is the sort of writing a bright 6th grader might produce.

      I despair the culture . . .

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I couldn't agree more! These are poorly written pulp with absolutely nothing redeeming about them. Even if I were still a teenager, I would be insulted. These books are disturbing on so many levels, I can't begin to list them! Can't we inspire young women with ambitions for a full, rich life instead of asking them to aspire to being the slave to a 100#-year-old dead pedophile?

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Did someone seriously say "go hate on Rebecca Black" instead of hating on Bella, a poorly written, ficticious character? I just don't even know where to start on that one.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      The Hobbit is a good book. To Kill a Mockingbird is a good book. The Harry Potter books are a good series of books.

      The Twilight series is terrible from start to finish.

      Edward seems come from a wet dream (ask your parents if you don't know what those dreams is) Stephanie Meyer had as a teenager (Actually the whole story was REALLY inspired by a sappy vampire romance dream she had, think about that. Look it up if you donât believe me).

      In the original folklore, vampires were less invulnerable, unholy, ruddy-skinned, nocturnal, demon-possessed corpses. Stephanie Meyer didn't even bother to research vampire (or werewolf) folklore. That's why her vampires are what they are.

      Edward acts like a creepy stalker in the books. (eavesdropping on her conversations, controlling who she mixes with, breaking into her house at night, watching her while she sleeps). Ladies you know that creepy guy who stares at you across the street and makes you feel uncomfortable? Make him a vampire, give him a makeover and cover him in glitter and thatâs what Edward is.

      Bad boy appeal is one thing, but he has the urge to KILL the main girl. How would you ladies feel about a man who had the urge to kill you by drinking your blood?

      Jacob was an okay character until he fell in love with Bella and Edwardâs BABY daughter!? Sheâs two years old, physically she's eight and she acts like a smart twelve year old. That's sick and perverted.

    What are you talking about? They're genius!

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      • anynomus 17 months ago

        Twilight Fan: OMG i totes luvs twilight xoxoxo

        Snape: I may vomit

      • anonymous 4 years ago

        I think they're very intelligent books - they've earned millions out of exploiting the pathetic little fantasies of personality lacking teenagers! Why didn't I think of that!

      • anonymous 4 years ago

        Write your own book

      • anonymous 4 years ago

        Honestly, the books deserve a lot more credit than the movies. The movies were just a waste of time. However, I enjoy reading the books, they're not genius, but they're also not the worst thing out there. Harry Potter was mentioned, I agree that, that's a much better series, with a much better storyline. The actors in the movie are nowhere near portrayed at the characters in the book. They partially ruined the movies with just the acting.. with that aside, I'd like to point out that everyone is entitled to their opinion. Most people that do not like Twilight, are people that have never even read them. They hear about a vampire that glitters, and automatically assume it's going to be crap. I'll admit, she should of just stuck with cliches, but then where is the creativity, some might ask. Those that have read all four books know that they're very fun to read.

      • anonymous 4 years ago

        Okay i agree with both sides. Yes i have read all the books and seen all of the movies. Don't hit me. And i actually quite enjoy them. There good, but they could be sooooo much better. Also as i was reading it i noticed that half of the words in it i couldn't pronounce! Like WTF? What writer does that in a book that is ment for the ages of 12-18? We are not professors, as you said. I also noticed that yes the characters only have 1 layer. But even with the 1 layer i liked the personality that was given for that character, does that make since? Sorry if i confused anyone. But im on both sides and i had to state both opinions.

      • anonymous 4 years ago

        well i dunno im sort of on team edward and sort of on team jacob.

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        I also don't understand why the hell there is a picture of Kristen Stewart for Bella's part. She is not Bella, she played a role. She is not Em, she played a role.

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        I agree to some level with you. I've read many books, ranging from YA fiction to Biographies, and I personally believe that these books were very "interesting" to read. First off, Bella is not exactly a horrible role model for young women (Keep in mind this is a FICTION book). She is indeed awkward and to some extent quiet, but she did have some incredible stand-out qualities such as: having (to a certain extent) lady-like morals, or respecting her parents on ground levels. Edward is a "bad guy" (excuse my word choice) but he does change throughout the book. He overcomes the desire of something so taunting (in New Moon) after going through an emotionally diminishing 24 hours. I'm 17, and personally I'd rather read books with incredible diction rather than a novel stating the very skim. A book that was also very good was Pure, yet it upset me in so many ways. The author used WAY to many (short) sentences and her third-person wasn't exactly up-to-beat with me. Her writing reminds me of using a more "simple" context in every way possible. I do agree that Harry Potter was much better written than Twilight though. But since I'm a freak for love stories I'd rather read Twilight instead. Your opinion is very respected by me, since a lot of it makes sense. Thanks!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        Omgggg lolzybubblesss i totes luv twilight!!! So gud and omg i luv edward so muchiesssss xoxo! Im going 2marry him omgomgomgomgogm!!!

        And that, ladies and gentlemen is how you so called 'twihearts' sound like. I get it, you guys think the books are absolutely phenomenal, but please stop with the edward fantasy bull crap, it's seriously getting annoying.

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        TWILIGHT IS THE BEST SERIES EVER HATERZZ! I AM TURNING THIRTEEN IN AUGUST AND I JUST LOVE EDWARD, HES SO SWEET AND ROMANTIC AND I WISH I WERE BELLA SO I CAN RELY COMPLETELY ON SOME SPARKLY DEAD-GUY AND..lol i can't even pretend to like this atrocious series. HUNGER GAMES FTW!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        Yea twilight rocks( JUST KIDDinG) fucking worst movie in the world not to mention the annoying ass Fans stupid bitches :)

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        I love twilight it is a masterpiece and the story of our generation.

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        Sure they're badly written. But they're entertaining. Sure girls want a jake or an Edward. But how is that any different then wanting your very own captain America? If you don't like it, that's fine. But stop shoving if down my throat. If I see one more I hate Twilight.... Jeez. They're popular. Get over it.

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        ...Kidding. It sucks ass!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        I turned fourteen four months ago, and frankly, I'm insulted by the allegation that young readers don't know better. I read pulp fiction, and I read Beowulf; I've enjoyed Harry Potter, Eragon, and Paradise Lost. The younger generation isn't to be pitied, coerced, or criticized.

        Twilight is 'junk fiction', true, but so is nearly every other popular modern fantasy or noir book out there. How many of you enjoy the Dresden Files or the Inheritance Cycle? When you were young, didn't you pore over those Goosebump and Candy Apple books? I'm not even going to go in depth about the Japanese manga/anime nonsense craze that's gripped the Western youth.

        What's important to remember is that while Meyer aspires to lyrical poetry, we can still savor her fiction on a lower level. This world isn't composed solely of the Dickensian elite, and it would do some of you some good to remember that.

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        you know what twihards fans are: that's right, it's time for DESU because that's also the desu-ing twihards are, DESUTARDS!!!! time TO MUCK UP THIS PLACE!!!!! /B/ STYLE! DESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESUDESU

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        i think its good . and pyar ki ak khani is very similar to this and its beautiful .

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        Twilight is such a great movie(: you don't understand anything that your talking about Stephanie Meyer is such a great talented writer. Look at how many people enjoy the books and movies its really said that you spend your time writing negative things about it, when your one of the few people who don't like it. If you hate it so much keep your opinions to yourself no one wants to hear it especially all the twilight fans.

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        No, I really hate them. But I DO love people who have no ability to spell properly. Dear:

        Complicated, not compplicated

        Grammar, not gramar.

        Marginally, not MARGINIABLY.

        Marginable is related to stock trading. Sweetie, really. Pick up a real book. The twilight series is one of those romance books trashy lonely women read, just dumbed down for teens. Read some Dickenson, e.e.cummings, J.K.Rowling for gods sake. REAL woman writers with talent and drive. Yes, you can read what you want, but frankly, Stephanie Meyer should not be read by adolescent girls. Or,well,anyone.

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        FUCK YOU I CAN READ WHATEVER I WANT IM THIRTEEN EDWARD IS BETTER THAN ANY REAL BOY IN OUR SCHOOL YOUR JUST JEALOUS YOU CAN READ ALL THE LONG COMPPLICATED WORDS I THINK YOUR GRAMAR SHOULD BE IMPROVED MARGINIABLY

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        oh and btw the movie isn't about GIRLS LOOKING UP TO BELLA AS A ROLE MODEL! THAT SHIT DOESN'T EVEN MATTER! NOBODY CARES! SURE EVERYBODY HATES BELLA BUT NOBODYS GOING TO START IMITATING HER SO STOP SAYING "THE MOVIE IS BAD BECAUSE BELLAS A BAD ROLE MODEL" STOP THINKING UP HALF-ASSED REASONS TO HATE TWILIGHT IF YOU'RE BORED JUST HATE ON REBECCA BLACK OR SOMETHING

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        YOU GUYS are the ones posting freaking everywhere that twilight is HORRIBLE not us i mean, what the hell happened? when the first movie came out, EVERYONE, including you jerks, loved it and it was all the rave! WHAT HAPPENED NOW, HUH? TWILIGHT GOT TOO BOOOORING FOR YOU?! I KNOW THAT BELLA IS BORING BUT THE ROMANCE IS WHAT ITS ALL ABOUT! I dont really care about edward but i love the romance. bella basically NEVER fell in love prolly and edward was the first serious love i think it was juss love at first sight, i know she was a bit intense, but she's a freak! what can you do about it? AND FYI I BET YOU NEVER EVEN READ ALL FOUR OF THE BOOKS SO ITS NOT JUSS "FILLERS" IT STILL HAD A PLOT! the reason why girls like the characters from twilight is because they desperately wish they could have a guy like that but they dont, so they can only juss imagine it so dont beat on them! YOU NEVER EVEN TOOK THE TIME TO READ THE BOOKS SO STOP! and i know that the author used a lot of "biiig woords" but she tried going for the more "sophisticated" theme idk but she tried to make it dramatic, and failed a teeny bit, but stop, seriously, you guys freaking LOVED the first movie then you got tired of it and dumped your crap on everyone who liked it

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        Gotta admit I read them and enjoyed it. I can't deny that they objectively suck, though, so it was some sort of "guilty pleasure" (:

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        I love Twilight to be honest. I'd love to be like the vampires in this series.

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        i like twilight. yeah, i agree with everything this post said and i DO think edward is creeepy(yes, a fan that thinks edward's creepy) and

        bella is annoying. but i love the story! I love alice and seth and jasper!

        love your website twilight sucks (http://twilightsucks1.livejournal.com)

        i am in the middle of this argument. twilight is an ok series.

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        They're not genius, at all, but... I understand all of your points, and many I agree with. It is awful to be dependent on a relationship, and it would be a lot better if the books made this clear and Bella eventually got more self-esteem, confidence, and independence, and it is shame that did not happen. That's really the only problem I have with the series. I wish she had kissed Jacob in the car in New Moon like she almost did. It could have - but of course wouldn't have in this series - changed everything. It's a pity. But that aside, it's a love story and silly romance is OK, it's OK to enjoy it. As long as you know the difference between a love story and real life. I understand all the insults and arguments between antis and fans, but i think people should calm down and have a mature discussion about it. Let kids know about independence etc without calling them retards. And fans need to stop threatening violence. That's very weird. Hopefully everybody will grow up soon, but I doubt it. It's just a book.

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        They are great topics to wright about, but it depends how you (the writer) portrays them. I love so many books because of what happens, but it always depends on how the writer actually writes them

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        This entire debate -- no, brawl -- is composed of idiots throwing generic arguments at generic fans, most of whom I suspect to be phony, and accusing the opposing side of extremism or stupidity. I say we end this without flinging anymore insults. Everyone is biased in this argument.

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        Yes, Meyer seems to value syllable-count more than meaning, and yes the characters are drawn in a sometimes painfully simplistic way, but you've got to admit that she's doing something right! From a business perspective, Meyer's tapping into every pre-teen's fantasy, and for the rest of us they're pure escapism. The rough sketches that Meyer gives us of most, if not all, of her characters allow us to fill them in with our own experiences - that may not be the stuff of great writing but it sure is of great commercial literature. Plus, I really can't criticize Meyer's writing too much after reading "The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner" - that's definitely got a clear plot and complex characters.

        Oh, and please stop dissing the "fangirls" because of their grammatical/spelling errors - it's not big or clever.

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        Why bother with this whole twilight internet stuff cuz its ridicules yes im a twilight lover no i dont go around lukin for an edward. And i dont dislike harry potter either but i cuda died se3eing dat book

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        hey

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        i <3 twilight no matter wat u crappy people say. Twilight is awesome and I wanna see "Breaking Dawn". The series is awesome. If you were wondering, I'm on Team Edward.....

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        all i have to say is literacy rates among teens is up 25 %. crap plots and fictional fantasy's aside..... kids can read now. and i dont see you with any best sellers.... just saying. when was the last time you were able to wright something have it published and be set for life? she did something right.

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        dey are the bset books ever1 wht r u taking baut dey r kewl cos of the vampires and dur! it is so original1 stephenie meyer is my heroi i wisorp her! like dur!1111111111 i love the fruit apples now caoes twilite eis good! it is fantascitc i luv edward and bella iss so mean cus she stolle my edwzared1 no fair1 but da books can make me imagein what its liek with edawrd az my bf and hubbsand so i love them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! yeah, so liek TWILIGHT ROCKS! and u gurs suck!

        NOTE: I am just pretending! Twilight is crap, but I love to make fun of the fans. It's easy, too. Twist your mind around 8129031283902831283213 degrees, then everything makes sense! Haha! Stupid Twitards...

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        Twilight isnt THAT bad, its a different type of story and a different take on vampires. SO someone has a dfferent view on something.....at least SOME teenagers todfay are reading, some wont even read the funnies in the newspaper. The books are real good and the story is just like an other series, you escape "real world" and get into something totally different. Edward is a creep, I prefer Jacob

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        omg i luv twilit nd edward is so hot and i wanna b just like bella how could u say that and im a genius so i know

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Firstly, i do not think they where genius but they weren't horrible.

        this artical was great, and i agree with a heck of a lot of what you're saying here but some of the charactor developments were good for example Jacob.

        A book with 3 sequels is not an easy thing to accomplish and while some people love it, there are always going to be people who hate it.

        like a few others have said, it's a matter of opinion.

        I am disappointed to hear however that people are comparing it to harry potter.

        Harry potter is genius, undoubtable.

        Basically i'm saying that the twilight books aren't brilliant but it's too harsh to say its awful.

        What's awful, in my opinion, are the movies. They truelly suck!

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        I know that these books aren't the best, but I do think that Stephenie Meyer... well, she did what she can.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        @Bella <3

        Your reasons are ridiculous.

        1. There's no such thing as an original story anymore. Highly doubtful that Twilight's "love" story is unlike any previous love story.

        2. I have read it... twice. Edward is a creep. No guy should be sneaking into my room via my window whilst I'm asleep.

        3. Yes, it's about vampires... kind of. Stephanie Meyer did a horrible job of trying to keep to what vampires really are. If you knew anything about vampire folklore, you'd realize that they're not even close.

        4. "It's a typical love story with a crazy twist"? What? I thought you said it wasn't like any other story. Oh, and a crazy twist? Which twist is that? Maybe Edward mentally 'twisting Bella's arm' into a devout relationship?

        5. Like I mentioned before, I read the series. I don't love all the characters. In fact, I really hate the majority of them, especially Bella and Edward.

        6. Again... you don't grow to love the characters. They're paper thin.

        7. The whole point of the books is to make it seem like it could happen, so I'm not sure how that's a "different" world. Also, there's no mystery to the books. You can pretty much tell where it's going by the time Edward and Bella talk.

        8. I could NEVER relate to living in a world with sparkly vampires and werewolves. Also... I don't really want a vampire chasing after me because a) I'd lose the race, and b) vampires aren't really supposed to be nice and charming.

        9. I did think the first book was alright; unfortunately, it kept getting worse. Twilight was the peak of the series... and it was only a few feet above sea level.

        10. Love has no boundaries in a fictional setting. If anyone really believes that a vampire falling for a human is a representation of true love, they need to seek therapy and fast.

        I hope that's cleared up the reasons why twilight is "good"

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        I know I've only just posted but I've been reading the comments and quite frankly, I feel all this is very immature. You're taking the mickey out of teenagers by basically saying they don't understand grammar. At least they read which a lot of people don't! I am only thirteen and while I will not say that they are genius or the best books in the world, I am quite happy liking them. Besides, it makes quite an interesting debate. Yes, debate. I like to debate. I like to write. I like to read. I don't understand why people cannot accept that some people like it and others don't. It's just a matter of opinion.

        Now, if you want to tell me that I did not use full sentences or proper words, then so be it but you can't honestly say that you believe that. I have not used one single slang word. Again, thank you.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        As a teenage girl who loves to read and write, I would like to explain that everybody has their own opinions. I appreciate that. I do not love Twilight because it is about vampires and werewolves. I love it because it has texture and it interests me. But then, I'm not the kind of person who loves football either. A lot of people do. We have different opinions. And I can understand you think it has melted teenager's minds... but I am not ready to be dependant on ANY man... I want a life, a career. In short, I want a future. Sure, I'll joke every now and again about wanting to be a vampire. Sure, I have the tshirts and the merchandise but I am someone who can stand on my own two feet. I may be a little bit obssessed but everyone is obssessed with something. It's makes us who we are. We are all different people who like different things.

        And for the record, I love Harry Potter... maybe more than Twilight and I have joked about things... such as Robert Pattinson or the school I want to go to. But they are both amazing. I love them because they have different perspectives, something to help me with my own writing. Thank you.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Like oh my gosh, you guys are all silly ppl. Like, ehmagawsh twilight is just super emaahhhhhzzzinnng. Like, its just totally, like, HOT. I loooove bella i think we would be like best friends in real life. Im dropping out of school because of love i jsut wanna become bella so bad. plus i LOOOOVEE her hair OMG. And Edward, oh my gawsh i am SOOOO getting married to him he is just soo sexy and hot and hot and DREAAMMY. If only my boyfriend could make out wit me as well as edward. aww you guys are so mean! Stephanie meyer is like my HERO. I love her sooo much for making twilight i just luv the sereis so much. I AM MARRYING EDWARD HANDS OFF PPL I WANT HIMMMMMMM! ima do my hair now for edward. *sighs*

        AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Wow, that was fun. I love making fun of fangirls. (:

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        i fink dat twilight is da coolest book. u is all just jelos cos u cnt wrt somefink like that. and wtf is litrature? sonds lke nrdy stuff like dat shakesper stuff dat no1 can understand, or a geeky harry potter fing or summit. at least twilight has buff vampires. Harry pooter has 2 much goin on, and its like, full of well nerdy stuff like 'symoblism' like ma teacher keeps saayin twilight don' ave! And bella is a well good role model - im droppin out of college to be like her. Shes shown me dat women shood be at homee lookin after dere usbands and stuff.

        o, and intelligen people do read it. like me, i is well clever and u is jelous.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        The books are great and the movies are grade A awesome you are intilted to your opinion but talking about the stars in that sense is a very "HATER"

        mood. Are you mad because they're making more money than you.But whatever dont kill them makes them stronger, and the way you talking about them they should be as strong as the hulk now!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        I hate how the only options for this is "horrible" or "genius"...No, Twilight isn't genius. But no, I don't think the series is horrible, either. I'm obviously a fan, or I wouldn't have selected this option...

        Anyways, I don't see why everyone always has to be so up-in-arms about this. It's a matter of opinion. If I like the story and the characters, so be it. If you don't, that's fine. I happen to really enjoy reading the Twilight series and yes, Edward IS hot.

        As for claims that "Twilight is RUINING literature"...how? It's a book. There have been other terrible books, even some that became phenomenally popular. And what's happened because of it? Nothing. Twilight brought back interest in vampires (even if Stephanie didn't use the traditional representation of them), which certainly isn't a bad thing.

        @ BlackRoses: Then why is there a comment section to discuss why you do/don't like the books? I read this and am replying because I'm an intelligent human being who likes debate and wants to know the other side of the story.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Zomg! WTH r u al takin bout!?!?1 twilite is th bestest book evr writn! nd fyi sum of us dont car if its litratur or not, i mean not evribudy just reds litratur! i lik reding norml books too, not just litratur! u ppl shud read sum norml books too, lik gossip girl, and vampyre acadmy. thn mayb u wont b such nerd freaks. just saying, its kinda weird wen all u read is litrature. read sum other stuff. and lov edward, the vamp GOD!!!!! LOVE YOU EDWARD!!!! <3 <3 <3 <3 XOXOXOXOXOXO

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        like, tats not fare u guys aret giving edward a chnce i lve twilight is god bok

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        alright well i don't think they're genius, but i do think you need to get a life. obviously you have nothing better to do than trash Twilight. and that's kind of pathetic. i'm pretty sure most of the people to whom these books are aimed at don't care about the writing. it's a fantasy! and they just like the love story of it. some people read it for the underline meaning. but jerks like you have to go and trash it because they have nothing else to do. seriously, go get a life. or at least some friends.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Steph is a genius. A marketing genius. She is selling an old regurgitated romantic idea as a vampire story. Mills and Boons did it for years but they never made this much money with anyone of their stories because they didn't market to the more susceptible., less mature, less inclined to analyze, or save their money, recently found hormonal, females in the audience. She markets to the submissive, unthinking, teenage crush part of the psyche in girls. She wants your inner Bella.

        Steph is a genius. She can sell crap to girls and they devour it whole. Pay her money for the favor and adore her work. Edward abusive? Nah, that's only Steph's alter ego. Stalking her prey, seducing it and using it to satisfy...you get the idea...

        Twilight fans crack me up, and the idea of defending it only says more about themselves and their level of education than the books. Sad that this level of idiocy is what it takes to appeal to the popular mentality of girls nowadays.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        I love edward. he is hot and i want to be a vampire like him! EDDWWWAAARDDDD! u r losers with a life of books other than twilight gods gift to people

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        But, but, but, EDDDWWWWAAAARRRRRRDDDDDDD. *bawwww*

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        You are all, like, stupid. Twilight, is like the best. We should kill those who don't like it!!!!!!!!!! Whatever to you losers who jhave lives.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Okay since someone said we don't give reasons to why the book Is so good I will.. I'll give you 10

        1) There has not been a love story quite like this before.

        2)Edward Cullen is irresistible (as you will realize if you read it)

        3)It's about vampires! and they are kinda sorta hot in a creepy way !

        4)It is the typical love story that everyone likes but with a crazy twist

        5)The story keeps you reading till you somehow fall in love with every character in different ways.

        6)You grow to love the characters.

        7)The story is about a different world and that keeps your interest all the time with a sense of mystery.

        8)You somehow relate yourself to being in their world, and totally wish there was a smokin hot vampire after you :P

        9)You think the first book is really good but then it just keeps getting better.

        10)It shows that love has no boundaries ( vampire falling for down to earth new girl at school etc.)

        There I gave reasons!! And reply @ Apple on Drugs if you've never read or seen it. You can't say you don't like it!! I respect your opinion but like two other people said like you don't have to tell us you don't like it!! We don't care,we like it so get over it.. If her books were so "horrible" then like why are they like the number one best selling book?

        â¥Bella

        (and yes that's my real name lolz)

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        I love her books,and if they're such horrible books then how come she's making a whole lot of money over them,and a lot of people like the series? I don't get how Bella is a bad role model either. Nothings wrong with her,I know a lot of people that look up to her including me. And like I don't see anything wrong with the books they're like the best books i've read and I didn't find any mistakes or whatever in the book. How is she the worst writer in the world though? She's a really good writer because if she wasn't then she wouldn't have come this far... And if you guys think that we need a life you're wrong. You guys are the ones who like make articles like this and then put comments on how much you hate it. So obviously you guys are the ones who need lives,not us. Also why does everyone have to know how much you hate it? Nobody really does care so i don't know the point of it,cause you're just wasting you time.... And why can't you guys except the fact that we love this series and just forget about it and leave us alone? Seriously,we wouldn't be bothering ya'll if you guys didn't have to tell us you don't like it..

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Hahaa,

        I love reading the comments on "What are you talking about? They're genius!" Some people sound like they're 5 and have just learned how to spell...or not.

        And, erm, I don't think Twilight is HORRIBLE (I think that's a little too much, I mean it's not all bad, I like parts to it), so I'm just going to pick the second choice (even though Twilight isn't "genius").

        But Harry Potter is faaaaar better of course. You can't even compare those two, HP is much better! The writing, the flow, the characters, everything. I don't understand how some people find it "boring". Really. I read a comment that was saying how an orphan finding out he's a wizard and going to a fantasy world to learn magic is boring--how is that boring? What does it take to make a person understand how brilliant HP is compared to Twilight?!

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Reply @ :) Dare Van Allen :) Lolz :)

        First of all you spelt my name wrong?

        And okay,you have your own opinions i get it,and i kinda respect them. But seriously,yall don't have to go all over the internet and say "I hate it,and it's fans blah blah".Honestly nobody really cares if you hate it and you're just gonna get bashed by all the Twilight fans..But whatever,you don't really care do you?? I understand that it's the internet and you have the right to say and do whatever you wanna...but you don't have to now do you? No. You could just keep it to yourself,and not tell the whole world why you don't like it. Also... I didn't say I completley look up to Bella Just in some ways.... My real role models are Miley&Vanessa so yeaah..

        How is Harry Potter horrible excatly? Lets see...it's quite boring and the books aren't really that good either.. but that's my opinion!! I've never seen anyone dressed as Harry Potter on Halloween,just bout one or two.. But i've seen more then that many people dressed as Bella and them kay? Now, since you 'think' you know what you're talkin' bout i'm just gonna let it go after this. So you can go on thinking you know what you're talkin' bout. Lolz. I understand you have your opinions like I said before,but nobody cares if you hate it!!! You're just makin' yourself look like an idiot by sayin how much you 'hate' it....

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Twilight is really good,but I understand you have your own opinion which. Some people hate it,while most don't. Not tryin to be rude or anything but since you thing it's so "boring" then why don't you try to write something better? Cause you can't,it's the only series that i've actually finished and enjoyed to be honest. How can you think it's "boring" it's totally the oppisite!!!! And Harry Potter is sooo not better than Twilight!! Harry Potter is horrible! Twilight will not be forgotten ever so ha..Also how is Bella aka Kristen a "bad" role model?? I don't see how she is.. Since i'm only 12 i have a different opinion and i don't care,if you hate it so much then why are you even talking about it?! seriously,it makes no sense what so ever!!! I look up to her in some ways and so do a lot of other people out there. She isn't a bad role model!! Only yu would think that,i don't know anyone else who thinks that.. But that's your opinion,it's weird,but whatever... Get a life you're one of the few people out there who supposevly "hate" Twilight!!!! I bet you actually do like it but nobody knows you do....? And btw not EVERYONE talks about Edward every girl wants a guy like him while others want a guy like Jacob!!!! I bet you'd like a guy like Edward cause he's sweet,and caring!!!!! You're just gonna have to get over it cause us Twilight fans are everywhere,so deal with it hater!!!

        --------------â¥Alexandria Marie Cullenâ¥----------------

        hehehehe!!!! â¥

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Several publishing companies turned Meyer down, probably for the same reasons as all you haters. And I bet they're kicking themselves for it, too. Meyer is certainly laughing all the way to the bank.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        ok i agree that it's not written very well and the whole jame vs. bella thing was kind of random but i dont think people should be so hard on her. she's a new unexperienced author who one day decided to write a story and as it came together she said "heck i'll publish it!" she had no idea people would love it so much and it probably took her by surprise so many people bought them. but hey she's richer than any of us will ever be so i guess it doesnt really matter

        <3 twilight

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        It is tarnished with Mormon virtues, and definitely sets too high of unrealistic expectations for the men in our lives. I am ashamed that I have actually looked at my husband and wished that he could have payed my college tuition, could drive me around in one of many sports cars, that we could live in a glass mansion and not have to work ever. But what can I say, Twilight is addictive. And that's the genius of it.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        None of the people in this section are even defending the series. All they're saying is "You suck get a life" or "Guess what, it's still good for reasons that I can't think of". List some fucking reasons and debate this person, or go back to dreaming about Edward.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        I think that the Twilight Saga is one of the most well written beautiful series I have had the privilege of reading. I'm afraid I've got to cut this comment short my man wants me back in the kitchen (His ham sandwich isn't ready yet) :(

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        thanks, you have your opinion and i have mine and i agree with some parts but i still think that overall it was a good series. i do think it is annoying when people say they're gonna marry edward, and harry potter is far better than twilight, but the twilight series is still cool :)

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Hate on it all you want, Stephanie Meyer is laughing all the way to the bank....how much have you made on your "constructive" literary criticism??? Not a whole helluva (yes I know that's not an actual word, perhaps you would like to critique that) lot I'd guess. Perhaps we should all take a moment an mourn for the loss of great literature, perhaps we should all look for role models in the classics. Shakespere did a great service to women didn't he....and look where it got him.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Get ready for New Moon! :)

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        you are a fucking asshole... twilight is the best series ever.. and yeah it must be an awful saga if its the #1 best selling books..and geez..dont you have something else to do rather than bash on the twilight saga..get a life you mother effer

      • anonymous 8 years ago

        haha thanks that made me laugh. I love the series personally its just a shame theres lots of twi-hards shoving it down other peoples throats giving everyone else a bad name. Everyone is entitled to an opinoun and really IT Does get annoying having twilight spammed on every site I visit

      • anonymous 8 years ago

        well thats stupid because they r good i would realy like to see you do better soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo get a life and i dont think us people how read twilight think bella as a role modle!<_< sooooo get a life sry but ya its true!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • anonymous 8 years ago

        hahaha get a life

      • anonymous 8 years ago

        WAT EV THATS STUPID !TWILIGHT SAGA IZ AWWESOME!

      • anonymous 8 years ago

        Agree with Louisa!

        What the hell do you know?

      • anonymous 8 years ago

        you are stupid!

        How many #1 books have you written?!?!

      Are you a fellow Twilight hater? Do you dislike the Twilight for any other reasons?

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          Muffin 2 years ago

          Twilight is terrible.

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          Anonymous 2 years ago

          Twilight is just terrible... No other way to say it

          "Hi my name is Bella Swan, I fall in love with a vampire and am not freaked out at all by the fact that he stalks me. In fact, I love him so much that when dumped me, I tried to commit suicide!"

          Nice going there Stephanie Meyer.....

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          anonymous 2 years ago

          I have read the books, and have seen the movies (yes, all of them, even the parody one), and I don't get why you dislike Twilight that much. I mean, sure, the books are poor written and shit, but let face it, they provide us great entertainment. Now, whenever you write something, you can always look at the Twilight series and tell yourself: "Hey, what do you know, at least mine makes much more sense. And easier to understand". Not only that, thanks to Twilight, we now have lots of interesting pages online tell us why Twilight sucks and why our dearest Bella is the member of the Sue clan. You can't tell me they don't make you laugh, because I'm sure they do. So, better appreciate Twilight, people.

          Oh, btw, Twilight fans, just fuck off and die, I'm serious. Just because you like the series and the others don't does not give you the right to go crazy and shit whenever someone says Twilight is awful. Just get a life or something instead of fantasizing about Eddy the sparkly vampire all the time. And really, stop plotting the murder of those who dislike the series. You don't really have a gut to do that anyway.

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          sillyorchid1983 5 years ago

          I would like to say this:

          TWILIGHT IS THE EPITAMY OF RUN ON SENTENCES! First off, any book that begins its series with the word OMNIPRESENCE, already exclaims the writer is an over achiever! I mean really vampires in daylight! Seriously, I am an avid reader and fan of Vampire series and chronicles. I truly believe that vampires are nocturnal fictitious creatures that needn't anymore improvement. Stephanie Meyers really shouldn't be placed up there as an accomplished literate. Simply, because most great books are simple and verbiage can be comprehended. In all fairness I realize she wanted her fan base to grow and mature with her books, however the last time I checked by the time I was 18 I still didn't know what love really was or even now its still a complicated matter!!!! Really, Twilighter's get a LIFE!!! LOL!!

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          RealAnise 5 years ago

          GREAT essay!! Okay, I'm going to start out by saying that:

          A. I've read all the Twilight books, far more times than I'd like to admit

          and

          B.Yes, I've seen all the movies, too. (hides)

          AND

          C. I'm a Christian. No, not THAT kind of Christian (is sure everyone is picturing wild-eyed Bible-thumping fundamentalists.) However, that fact does give me some insight into what goes on with so many Christians who ARE both fundamentalist and conservative, and who have melted into little puddles of goo over Twilight. I think that religious people have hyperventilated over a couple of points that seemed very appealing to their belief structures-- such as Edward refusing to have sex with Bella before marriage-- and ignoring the other 800,000 things that should have been red flags.

          Bella actually does think specifically about her religious beliefs (or lack thereof) at one point in New Moon, and then just dismisses them. She states more than once that she doesn't really care if she loses her soul, as long as she's with Edward. How about her yapping on repeatedly about how she didn't really care if she went to heaven or not, as long as she ended up with him? If I actually WERE arguing this in that variety of Christian forum, I'd get into the entire 2 Corinthians 5 discussion, where Paul clearly states that the kind of relationship Bella gets into with Edward after knowing him for, oh, about 2 weeks is the kind that we are explicitly told we should only have with God (yes, this really only makes sense if you're a Biblical literalist, but that's kind of the whole point here.) In fact, the entire vampire/werewolf theme really SHOULD have been enough to cause fundies to light big bonfires made up of nothing but several Amazon truckloads-worth of Twilight copies (and let's not forget the point in Twilight where Bella stated that she didn't really care if Angela turned out to be a witch...) but rarely a discouraging word was said.

          Really, there was nothing from Christians that compared to the outcry against Harry Potter, even though everything about Twilight should have been much more disturbing.

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          RealAnise 5 years ago

          GREAT essay!! Okay, I'm going to start out by saying that:

          A. I've read all the Twilight books, far more times than I'd like to admit

          and

          B.Yes, I've seen all the movies, too. (hides)

          AND

          C. I'm a Christian. No, not THAT kind of Christian (is sure everyone is picturing wild-eyed Bible-thumping fundamentalists.) However, that fact does give me some insight into what goes on with so many Christians who ARE both fundamentalist and conservative, and who have melted into little puddles of goo over Twilight. I think that religious people have hyperventilated over a couple of points that seemed very appealing to their belief structures-- such as Edward refusing to have sex with Bella before marriage-- and ignoring the other 800,000 things that should have been red flags.

          Bella actually does think specifically about her religious beliefs (or lack thereof) at one point in New Moon, and then just dismisses them. She states more than once that she doesn't really care if she loses her soul, as long as she's with Edward. How about her yapping on repeatedly about how she didn't really care if she went to heaven or not, as long as she ended up with him? If I actually WERE arguing this in that variety of Christian forum, I'd get into the entire 2 Corinthians 5 discussion, where Paul clearly states that the kind of relationship Bella gets into with Edward after knowing him for, oh, about 2 weeks is the kind that we are explicitly told we should only have with God (yes, this really only makes sense if you're a Biblical literalist, but that's kind of the whole point here.) In fact, the entire vampire/werewolf theme really SHOULD have been enough to cause fundies to light big bonfires made up of nothing but several Amazon truckloads-worth of Twilight copies (and let's not forget the point in Twilight where Bella stated that she didn't really care if Angela turned out to be a witch...) but rarely a discouraging word was said.

          Really, there was nothing from Christians (conservative or otherwise) that compared to the stupid outcry against Harry Potter, even though everything about Twilight should have been much more disturbing.

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          HarryPotterHedgehog 6 years ago

          This is really awesome(: very well thought out and all, really great, concise reasons. Way to have the guts to post this and brave the downpour of twihards. :D

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          carny 6 years ago

          Some Twilight fans honestly scare me - but I don't think I should say anything bad about the books as I haven't read them. I saw the first Twilight movie though. I thought it was terrible, then I went online and read the book reviews and decided it's not for me :)

          I'm sometimes tempted to read it though, to see if it's really as bad as everyone says.

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          Carol Fisher 7 years ago from Warminster, Wiltshire, UK

          Blessed by an Angel.

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          nevillelongbottomismybf 7 years ago

          [in reply to mopngloflo]

          Yeah, why don't you get some spelling lessons?

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          nevillelongbottomismybf 7 years ago

          Excellent! I tip my hat off to you. I personally haven't read Twilight, but I've heard bad things about it from my friend who has read it and my aunt, who said it was "the biggest waste of her time." Twitards really just need to read some good literature and then think, "Is Twilight really OMG THE BESTEST BOOK EVA?"

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          inkserotica 8 years ago

          I've never read the books and never want to especially now :) Well said! 5*

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          Treasures By Brenda 8 years ago from Canada

          I haven't read the books nor seen the movies. I expect one day I will. In the meantime, it is nice to hear another point of view. Nicely done; blessed by a SquidAngel.

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          unique freak77 8 years ago

          AHAHAHAHAHA. I LOVE this lens. Amazing! Made me laugh while pointing the so obvious flaws in Twilight. I actually kind of liked the first Twilight book, even though I knew how horrible it was, there was just something enticing about it. So yeah, I do kinda like the first book, but I agree with all your points. But it's tragic some of the levels these fans reach with obsession. Not just tragic, scary, haha.

          5 stars and favoriting! Also, lensrolling to my lens, "Edward Cullen-Stalker?" :)

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          MikeMoore LM 8 years ago

          Great lens! I've never read the Twilight series, but I know my wife did and loved every page. Anyway, this was a very entertaining lens. It's nice to see an opposing opinion too.

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          Carol Fisher 8 years ago from Warminster, Wiltshire, UK

          I really can't comment on the Twilight series because I've never read any of them but this lens made me laugh. I love it.

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          EpicFarms 8 years ago

          Hmmm...I'm going to go out on a limb here and suggest that "mopngloflo's" comment serves as a case in point as to why no one seems to have noticed Meyer's lack of prowess with a pen. I read the first book (yawn) just to see what all the hoopla was about. Outside of the "forbidden" aspect of the subject, I'd have to say I still don't get it. Very nicely done lens ~ 5*

          www.squidoo.com/ConnieCrankpot

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          SissaGoose 8 years ago

          I love you Kristen, and your brutally honest analysis.

          When I always talk about how poorly written the Twilight series is, people just scoff and assume I'm jealous of the author's success.

          I would be quite ashamed being made famous from these horrible excuses for books.

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          greenerme 8 years ago

          I know nothing about Twilight, haven't read the book or seen the movie, but I'm glad FINALLY someone made an anti Twilight lens. It's about time!

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          mopngloflo 8 years ago

          You are whrong! I love the Twilight seris. It is the best thang I have iver reed. You suke!! Whay donut you go haiting somewhere else. LUZER!!

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          drifter0658 lm 8 years ago

          LMAO.....finally, the truth!

          That second link MR gives is way too funny!

          Thanks!

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          Rachel Field 8 years ago

          Have you read Cleolinda's thoughts on Twilight?

          http://cleolinda.livejournal.com/602881.html

          And this: http://otahyoni.livejournal.com/130432.html#cutid1

          A breakdown of all the hilarious description and stats