Reading Twilight

Posted July 23, 2013 by Michael @ Knowledge Lost in Book Reviews / 12 Comments

So, I might have gone completely insane in the absence of my wife. Somehow I find myself reading Twilight by Stephenie Meyer so I can critically analyse the book (I say that loosely) and write a review of my findings (it won’t be positive). This all started when I watched Liberal Art; the scene where Jesse (Josh Radnor’s character) decided to read an unnamed popular vampire novel (Twilight) just so he can see what is wrong with it.

This is an exercise in literary criticism but I’ve been live tweeting the whole. I have to admit, if it wasn’t for the tweets and the conversations on Twitter, I would of quit this book after chapter one. If you want to join in on the conversation, follow my personal Twitter account @knowledgelost or wait till I add it to Storify.

12 responses to “Reading Twilight

  1. Mish

    They are hilarious and I’m so glad we’re motivating you to
    keep going. I’ve read Twilight many years ago after a 4 year reading slump and I
    must admit I was fond of the book at the time….But now you are making me see it in a new

    • Michael @ Literary Exploration

      We must be reading different books; or I’m not in the right demographic

  2. Davs

    This was entertaining. I hate that I admitted it wasn’t that bad on audio, you forgot to
    include the tweet where I confess I know nothing about grammar, that’s
    my only defense.

  3. Ryan

    You are a braver man than I am. I tried reading the first book, and Bella annoyed me so much I had to put the book down around page 20.

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