Proskills2 - Twilight

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Proskills2 - Twilight

  1. 1. twilight<br />By Alicia Thomas, Kelly Smith, Linda Albert Young and Dan Ngo<br />
  2. 2. But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.<br />Genesis 2:17<br />Allure of the forbidden<br />
  3. 3. Bella Swan- girl that is telling the story<br />Edward Cullen- vampire that Bella falls in love with<br />Police Chief Charlie Swan- Bella’s father<br />James- vampire that Bella becomes the main target of<br />Alice Cullen- vampire, Edward’s family member, helps Edward protect Bella<br />Jacob Black- Quileute tribe member that tells Bella what Edward really is<br />Main Characters<br />
  4. 4. Bella<br />Edward<br />Obsession and desire<br />
  5. 5. Forks, Washington- town that the story primarily takes place in<br />Phoenix, Arizona- city that the story culminates in<br />Port Angeles, Washington- town where Bella’s suspicions of what Edward is are confirmed<br />Seattle, Washington- nearest main city for entertainment to Forks <br />Settings<br />
  6. 6. Forks, Washington<br />First Beach<br />Phoenix, Arizona<br />Port Angeles, Washington<br />
  7. 7. Twilight is a love story similar to Romeo and Juliet where the two in love are not allowed to be<br />Jacob Black is the poor neighbor boy that is expected to help with Bella’s problems but is not recognized for what he could be<br />Hunting and family are also major themes in this story, Bella being the hunted and her family being used against her<br />Plot<br />
  8. 8. Beauty & the Beast<br />Twilight<br />Beast – physically hideous<br />Belle – willingly goes to the Beast’s castle<br />Belle – intuitively perceives the Beast’s inner goodness<br />Crisis – Belle finds the Beast nearly dead<br />Belle declares her love for the Beast<br />Edward – self-described monster<br />Bella – captivated by Edward<br />Bella – intuitively perceives Edward’s inner goodness<br />Crisis – Edward finds Bella nearly dead<br />Edward declares his love for Bella<br />Beauty & the Beast retold<br />
  9. 9. Stephenie Meyer, author of Twilight, has been noted as saying that she was inspired by the classic novel by Jane Austen, Pride & Prejudice, when writing Twilight.<br />Influence of Pride & Prejudice on Twilight<br />
  10. 10. Similarities of Elizabeth Bennet & Bella Swan<br />Belong to the lower middle class families.<br />Parents are no longer in love.<br />Intelligent<br />Attractive to opposite sex.<br />Pride & Prejudice vs. Twilight Female Leads<br />
  11. 11. Similarities of Mr. Darcy & <br />Edward Cullen<br />Reserved<br />Quiet<br />Strong attraction to female lead against their judgment and will<br />Rescues the female lead from a dire circumstance<br />Handsome<br />Intelligent<br />Rich<br />Pride & Prejudice vs. Twilight Male Leads <br />
  12. 12. Love story of an unlikely pair:<br />A 110-year-old hero who never sleeps, plays piano beautifully, and prefers cougar blood<br />A 17-year-old heroine who literally embodies the hero’s favorite brand of heroin<br />The power of scent and sense of smell emphasize our animal origins<br />Vampire – refined beast – link between human and animal realms<br />Most interesting characters are nonhuman<br />The story is sad and beautiful at the same time<br />Bella’s internal struggles are well understood, having similar right and wrong issues personally<br />I would enjoy the opportunity live in a small town where everyone knows everyone and they all feel like family<br />Reactions and Opinions<br />

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