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Critical Analysis of Twilight Question

What word from any Twilight books you hated?

Give me one reason.

I'll start:
Sex =it's not reasonable.
 ladywyze posted over a year ago
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Critical Analysis of Twilight Answers

ChocAttack266 said:
There are many words that I hate from the Twilight Series, primarily because they are used in a completely inappropriate context.

Example: masochistic. (As in Edward's comment, "What a sick, masochistic lion.") A masochist is a person that obtains sexual pleasure in their own punishment or pain - that is, in other people assaulting them.

Thus, Edward calling himself a "masochist" denotes that he takes sexual pleasure in being abused. Now, surely he is the vampire - the supernatural being that has dominance over Bella. Why, then, would Bella be assaulting Edward? The most logical explanation is that this is simply a case of Stephenie Meyer using big, polysyllabic words that make her sound intelligent despite her having absolutely no knowledge of the actual definition of the word.

Just as an aside, the word that Stephenie was actually looking for was "sadistic" (derived from the word "sadist"). A sadist is a person that obtains pleasure (again, often sexual) from inflicting pain on other people. This is probably more suited to Edward's interpretation of himself - someone obtaining pleasure from influencing or inflicting pain on a weaker being.
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I don't disagree that Smeyer uses way too many words the wrong way, but masochism can also mean getting gratification from self-inflicted pain. Which (I think) is what she was trying to say; Edward staying with Bella causes him actualy pain, since her blood smells so good to him, but he likes the pain of being close to her and not feeding on her. It's not a commonly used definition. However, considering Edward is abstenint, it doesn't really fit with that scenario very well either, which still means she wasn't actually thinking when she picked these big words.
bri-marie posted over a year ago
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Somewhere, there is fanfiction about that.
renrae posted over a year ago
taytrain97 said:
VAMPIRE. You wouldn't even have to ask why, because it's pretty obvious. :P
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Dearheart said:
CHAGRIN. Because I am very chagrined when SMeyer overuses a word she doesn't even know the meaning of...or HOW to use it... >.>
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She ruined that word forever
Lord-Voldemort posted over a year ago
bri-marie said:
Ohmygod, where do I even begin?

Perfect, flawless, glittering, marble, cold, sculpted. Why? Because they are used far, far too many times.

Vampire. Why? Because the Cullens are not vampires.

Were-wolf. Why? Because Smeyer admitted in B.D. the wolves were not werewolves, but shape-shifters. She didn't explain why Edward knew this and didn't say anything - at least, not satisfactorily, and then she never came back to it.

Scintillating (from this quote: He lay perfectly still in the grass, his shirt open over his sculpted, incandescent chest, his scintillating arms bare.). Why? This is what scintillating really means:

Scintillating – adj
1. animated; vivacious; effervescent: a scintillating personality.
2. witty; brilliantly clever: a scintillating conversationalist; a play full of scintillating dialogue.

Fail >.<
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Scintillating sounds like the French word "scintiller" which means sparkling.
HecateA posted over a year ago
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His arms are quite witty
Lord-Voldemort posted over a year ago
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And Jacob is NOT a werewolf. He's a shapeshifter.
Ninja-Kitten posted over a year ago
snoznoodle said:
CHAGRIN!
My goodness your thesaurus skills are terrible woman!
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HecateA said:
Chagrin
Isn't it originally a French word?

Flawless
BECAUSE IT DOESN'T EXIST, NOR SHOULD, WILL OR HAS EXISTED

And I also don't like "the lion eats the lamb..." because I think its reffering to one of Jean DelaFontaine's fables, which are really good, and pretty random since Edward isn't palnning on eating Bella.
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MadamOcta13 said:
"Sparkle", because it referred to VAMPIRES!!!
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LunaShay said:
Sparkle WTF IS UP WITH THAT!?!?!?Does he have issues or something????
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cleo13491 said:
Chagrin. Seriously, Stephanie Meyer. Get a new favorite word, and for the sake of all that is good and holy (Ahem, T-Lautners abs.) USE IT CORRECTLY! D'oh.
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GemonkDruid said:
Perfect or any synonym of perfect. :P
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186FleetStreet said:
Hmm... Let me think here...
All of the words in the books.
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