what a sick, masochistic lion ‘” (Meyer 274). This quote is using metaphor to explain Edward’s and Bella’s relationship. It is comparing Edward to the lion and Bella to the lamb . A lion falling in love with a lamb is unusual because normally the lion will eat the lamb .
“And so the lion fell in love with the lamb …” he murmured. I looked away, hiding my eyes as I thrilled to the word. “What a stupid lamb ,” I sighed. “What a sick, masochistic lion .”
Actually, it just means, in a very poetic way, that Edward (the lion , as he is a “vampire”) fell in love with Bella (the lamb , as she is a very clumsy human).
Twilight is essentially an allegory of one gentile seeker’s coming to the fullness of Latter-day Saint faith and life. Bella, though, as Mrs. Meyer’s stand-in, is also a modern American woman who struggles with Edward’s patronizing misogyny and over-protectiveness.
Edward Cullen, born as Edward Anthony Masen, Jr. is a founding member of the Olympic coven and the Edward was born on June 20th1901 , in Chicago, Illinois an was turned into a vampire at age 17 , in September 1918, just before he was about to die of Spanish Influenza.
In the opening scene, a fawn drinks from a puddle in the forest before being chased and captured by someone. As this scene plays out, Bella can be heard cryptically saying , “I’d never given much thought to how I could die, but dying in the place of someone I love seems like a pretty good way to go.
The simple explanation of “in like a lion, out like a lamb” is that when March starts it’s still officially winter. When the month ends, it’s officially spring. The month opens on fierce cold weather and ends on much gentler weather .
In Twilight, a human, 17-year-old Bella , moves to her father’s home in Forks, Washington, meets the mysterious Cullen family, and falls in love with a young vampire 17-year-old Edward Cullen. However, she soon discovers that the family is a coven of vampires.
Bella Swan: About three things I was absolutely positive; First, Edward was a vampire. Second, there was a part of him, and I didn’t know how dominant that part may be, that thirsted for my blood. And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him.
The reasons why the Twilight movies got so much hate vary: some are not ok with what Meyer did to vampires (giving them sparkly skin, for starters) and werewolves (who turn into wolves at their own will), and others found their lack of plot to be annoying.
Instead, in the Twilight Saga, male virginity becomes something of a deviation from the norm. Ultimately, it is Edward’s virginity that makes him deviate from the accepted norms, thus rendering him monstrous, rather than his vampirism, which oddly enough renders him rather human.”
Why Twilight is So Popular It’s an easy read, with lots of simple dialogue that is easy to breeze through, although at about 500 pages, the book easily could have trimmed by 100 pages or more.