Twilight, the Anti-Fan, and the Culture Wars

What is the cause of the astonishing schism surrounding Stephenie Meyer's Twilight saga? The internet has become a scorched earth of rabid fans (so called twihards) and anti-fans doing battle over the legitimacy of Twilight as a cultural product. What is it exactly about Twilight that inspires these extreme reactions? How exactly should these novels and movies be evaluated? AWhat is the ultimate explanation of the battle lines drawn over such a derivative and ordinary cultural object? AIn this review I'm going to delve deep into these questions. AWe'll learn much about the nature of the fan and anti-fan and explore the dark psychology that drives them both.>


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Posted: August 14th, 2010
at 4:23pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: film

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