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15 signs that Edward and Bella are in an abusive relationship

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(via io9)  A couple weeks ago, one of our classes had a little discussion about Twilight’s potential misogynistic overtones.  There were some strong differences of opinion there, and that’s cool.

I was reminded of that when I saw this post, which notes the ways that Twilight/New Moon depicts ‘romantic’ relationships.  Just how unhealthy, abusive even, is the Edward-Bella relationship?  Very, according to a checklist cribbed from the National Domestic Violence hotline.



Written by michaelhkoch

November 30, 2009 at 4:57 pm

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