Category Archives: metaphor

Discussion Questions The Sheik CHs 5 – 7

1.    “For the first time since she had shaken off Gaston she began to think seriously. What she had done was madness. She had no food for herself or her horse, no water, and Heaven alone knew where the … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions Jane Eyre CHs 26 – 32

1. “In the deep shade, at the further end of the room, a figure ran backwards and forwards. What it was, whether beast or human being, one could not, at first sight, tell: it groveled, seemingly on all fours; it snatched … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions for Dark Lover CHs 1-10

1. Most people know that vampires don’t exist. The interest in vampire literature, therefore, derives not from the study of any physical reality but from the metaphorical sense of what vampires represent. The leading scholars of this genre agree that vampire … Continue reading

Posted in Black Dagger Brotherhood, Dark Lover, J. R. Ward, metaphor, paranormal romance, social change, Stephanie Meyer, Twilight, vampire literature | 1 Comment