People, TV & Cinema

PEOPLE, TV & CINEMA The Twilight Saga WARM-UP Eclipse (2010). Bella, Edward and Jacob fight a group of new vampires led by an evil vampire in search of revenge. After winning the battle, Edward asks Bella to marry him and she accepts. Breaking Dawn Part 1 (2011). Bella and Edward get married and she gets pregnant . To help her survive the delivery of her half-human, half-vampire daughter, Bella is transformed into a vampire. Breaking Dawn Part 2 (2012). As a vampire, Bella learns to use her new powers and, with her new family and friends, fights and wins a battle against an old family of vampires who are jealous of their powers. Conosci serie tv, libri o film che abbiano vampiri come protagonisti? SPEAKING 59 The Twilight Saga is a series of five romance fantasy films about relationships between humans and vampires. The series is based on the four novels written by the American author Stephanie Meyer and was incredibly successful (it earned more than $3.5 billion!). The films The films are based on the life of a teenage girl who falls in love with a handsome vampire. Twilight (2008). A 17-year-old girl, Bella, moves to Forks, Washington. Here, she meets and falls in love with Edward, a vegetarian vampire who doesn t drink from humans. Some evil vampires try to kill Bella but Edward saves her. New Moon (2009). Edward leaves Bella because he is afraid she is in danger if she stays with him. Bella is depressed but finds some comfort in the friendship with Jacob Black, the member of a pack of werewolves in charge of protecting humans from vampires. After some misunderstandings Edward and Bella reunite and he promises her he will change her into a vampire if she marries him first. Major themes The Twilight Saga films do not only deal with the themes of love and relationships, but also with choices to make and obstacles to face . Some major themes are: Good vs evil. Vampires are considered evil monsters but some of them try to do the right thing. Sacrifice. Bella makes a lot of sacrifices for the happiness of others and also sacrifices her safety and human life in the name of love when she decides to become a vampire to be with Edward forever. Isolation. The characters are often isolated (and isolate themselves) from the community, and from others simply because they are different. GLOSSARY dawn: alba to deal with: gestire, avere a che fare con delivery: parto evil: malvagio to face: affrontare to fall in love: innamorarsi 112 meadow: prato pack: branco pregnant: incinta twilight: crepuscolo werewolf: lupo mannaro

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