The Darker Side of TwilightThe Darker Side of Twilight:The Darker Side of Twilight by CameoAmalthea
Racism, Classism, and the Romanticism of Unhealthy Relationships
Stephanies Meyers teen romance series, known as the Twilight saga, is a pop culture phenomenon. All around the world girls are falling in love with Edward Cullen, and the story of his undying love for Bella Swan. However, behind the sugary sweet love story of Twilight, there is a book series which reproduces racist, classist, and sexist paradigms spreading them to its legions of young fans around the world.
Romance novels impact the expectations and behaviors of those who consume them. They present constructs of the ideal man, the ideal relationship, and the behaviors expected of women to get these relationships. In a study focused on female college students, researcher Huei-Hsia Wu found that Most romance novels promote deeply constraining patriarchal values. Thus reading romance novels plays a role in shaping the meaning of the self, sexual identity and the attitudes and behavior
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