Before I had any right to dismiss Twihards or criticize the psychologically unhealthy relationship model that Bella Swan and Edward Cullen present, I felt obliged to read the books. So I did. All four novels, one novella, and an incomplete document in portable format. The content lived down to my expectations, but I was unprepared for how poorly crafted the saga is. Contact: reasoningwithvampires@gmail.com

30th November 2011

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For reference, you can hear me attempt to hiss “Jake” at the very end of this clip.

For reference, you can hear me attempt to hiss “Jake” at the very end of this clip.

Tagged: I think I scared Katniss (my cat).I achieved semantic satiation but not a hiss.hissingsibilant

17th July 2011

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If you hiss it, I will link it.

If you hiss it, I will link it.

Tagged: Tryin' ain't doin', sweetheart.linguisticseducationliteraturesibilanthissingconnotation v. denotation