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Tibor V. Varga

PhD student, Lund University

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Twilight, as an epic love story will remain a significant piece of literature in the far future like Romeo and Juliet or Pride and Prejudice

Without doubts, Twilight created a new era in literature with millions of fans and it is surely one of the biggest hits in the past twenty years. People tend to be passionate about it, it is kind of a love it or hate it book. Do you think it will be remembered hundreds of years from now as we remember other great love stories?

In case you ARE passionate about the book, please try to write objectively!

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  • Apr 4 2013: Honestly, I don't. Twilight is just a trend similarly to Harry Potter, when the generations who read those books pass on they will fade from memory. The difference between them and the classics you named is this, Romeo and Juliet and Pride and Prejudice have an underlining message which is complex and unique, they both affect every reader differently.

    Twilight on the other hand is very different, it's like a childhood fable, it's story can be found in a thousand other books, in it's basic form twilight is just the story of a girl who falls in love with someone she shouldn't and in the end they be together, if anything twilight steals a lot from Romeo and Juliet and because of this I highly doubt it will ever be considered an epic love story.