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Episode 167 – New Moon

We’re taking a trip back to Forks to discuss New Moon, the second book in the Twilight saga. Let’s talk about death, youth, religion, and racism—and why Edward being a creep is less troubling than Bella wanting to be young forever.

We’re taking a trip back to Forks to discuss New Moon, the second book in the Twilight saga. Let’s talk about death, youth, religion, and racism—and why Edward being a creep is less troubling than Bella wanting to be young forever.

Warning: Because of the content of the book, this episode includes discussions of suicidal ideation and suicide.

Some Sources You Might Find Interesting:

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How Old Are You?” Representations of Age in the Saga by Ashley Benning

A Post-Feminist Romance: Love, Gender, and Intertextuality in Stephenie Meyer’s Saga by Hila Shachar

The “Twilight” of Sexual Liberation: Undead Abstinence Ideology by Carol Siegel

Mormon Vampires in the Garden of Eden by John Granger

It’s a Wolf Thing: The Quileute Werewolf/Shape-Shifter Hybrid as Noble Savage by Natalie Wilson

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Burke Museum – Truth Vs. Twilight

Fear of Desire: Dracula, Purity Culture, and the Sins of the Church by JR. Forasteros

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