Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Twilight Tuesday Inspiration Challenge #44!
Itssssss Tuesdayyyyy!!! YAY! Twilight Tuesday Inspiration Challenge this week is brought to you from the talented and wonderfully sweet Rebecca!
"Reading the Twilight saga books and is what brought us all together .... so this week is really dedicated to books. I hadn't stayed up all night reading anything in a very long time, yet that was exactly what I did with the books - I couldn't put them down! Many of you have shared similar stories with me on that topic. Each of the books have their own sub-theme throughout the series.
Wuthering Heights is discussed many times in Eclipse, in fact - bookstores have been reporting that their sales of Wuthering Heights were through the roof after Eclipse came out.
Each book in the series was inspired by and loosely based on a different literary classic: Twilight on Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
New Moon on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet,
Eclipse on Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights
and Breaking Dawn on a second Shakespeare play, A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Meyer also states that Orson Scott Card and L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables series are a big influence on her writing. (quote from Meridian Magazine: http://www.meridianmagazine.com/books/0 ... mpire.html)Bella discusses some her books (this is from Twilight)
"I had a small collection of books that came with me to Forks, the shabbiest volume being a compilation of the works of Jane Austen. Outside in Charlies small, square yard, I folded the guilt in half and laid it out of the reach of trees' shadow on the thick lawn that would always be slightly wet, no matter how long the sun shone. I lay on my stomach, crossing my ankles in the air, flipping through the different novels in the book, trying to decide which would occupy my mind the most thoroughly. My favorites were Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. "
Craft Challenge: Make any project that celebrates your favorite book! It can be a project about a book, for a book, inspired by a book title or cover.
Comment Challenge: Which novel would you put in Bella's hands (classic or contemporary) for her to read? Did Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse or Breaking Dawn inspire you to read (or re-read) any of the classics? Do you compare Edware and Bella to that of Wuthering Heights Heathcliff and Cathy?
I chose Interview with a Vampire, the first book I read about vampires. I loved how it is set in 1791 in Louisiana, I love New Orleans during this time. I went for the romantic feeling to the setting, the colors, the people and everything. Louis and Lestat were always dressed in the best clothes for their times. I decided on a color palette of deep reds, greens, cream, silver and brown.
Stamps Used: June, August KOM-Unity Stamp Company
Paper Used: Ripe Avocado, Dark chocolate, scarlett jewel-PTI, Sultry-BasicGrey
Ink Used: Scarlett jewel-PTI, more mustard, river rock-SU
Accessories Used: scarlett jewel stitched ribbon-PTI, silver ribbon, sticky tape
I have read wuthering heights and I loved it before Twilight was even a twinkle in SM's dreams. I can see the comparison between all the characters.
I would put Gone with the wind in Bella's hands to read.
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