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Is a vampire or other paranormal creature a new model of ideal man?

I am about to start my PhD thesis on a new model of ideal man in the American society. Since I am from Poland and I have never been to the USA my work has been only theoretical so far. have been researching the topic for some time, and I have come to the conclusion that modern American society is fascinated with vampires who are no longer creatures to be afraid of but they have become perfect matches. It is enough to look at the Twilight Saga series or True Blood. As I have mentioned I live in Poland and I observe the USA only via media and the above is just my impression. My question is simply about your observations and remarks about the phenomenon. Do you agree with the statement that a vampire has become an ideal man for American women? I am also curious about one more thing, namely why so many middle-aged women are such huge fans of the Twilight Saga whose target audience was teenage girls, I suppose. I will be very grateful for all the comments.

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  • Nov 16 2012: "Do you agree with the statement that a vampire has become an ideal man for American women?"
    No. I'm not in the US either, but in all my interactions and reading online, I get the impression that only stupid American (or wherever) women are enamored by the men of Twilight. I believe it is wrong to judge ALL American women by that standard.

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