This Mediocre Robert Frost Poem Is a Great Fit for the Deeply Mediocre Twilight: Eclipse
Vampires and werewolves and metaphors, oh my! I love Frost, but I've always been baffled by our fascination with the so-so poem Stephanie Meyer chose to include in her paranormal teen romance series.
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We’re starting off by tackling a well-known poem that appears in a well-known franchise. And as much as I like to champion the inclusion of poetry in popular culture, I have to say, I really, really don’t dig these films or the books they’re based on, and perhaps most controversially, I don’t like the poem, either. HORRIFYING!
Let’s uh, sink our teeth into some vampire stuff. Deep breaths.
It’s time to talk about Twilight.
Paranormal Teen Romance Meets 20th-Century Poetry
It’s also time to talk about one of the biggies in American Literature. Hell no, I’m not talking about Stephanie Meyer. I’m talking about Robert Frost.
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