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True Blood Intro

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series True Blood deconstruction

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series True Blood deconstruction

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Learning Techniques from Pulp Books

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series True Blood deconstruction

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series True Blood deconstructionThe memory goes something like this: I’m fourteen years old, sitting in my high school freshman English class. My teacher, Miss Persson, strolls over and sees me reading … Continue reading

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Who Wrote True Blood? Differences in Books and Film

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series True Blood deconstruction

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series True Blood deconstructionBefore I go farther, I’d like to discuss a couple of points: My first point is that since True Blood is a TV show, and thus a visual … Continue reading

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How True Blood Creates a World People Want to Be In

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series True Blood deconstruction

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series True Blood deconstructionWhenever I find a book that I can’t put down, it often has to do with the fact that I’ve fallen in love with the world. In creating … Continue reading

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How True Blood Creates Characters People Want to Be With

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series True Blood deconstruction

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series True Blood deconstructionIn Orson Scott Card’s book Character & Viewpoint, he points out that while we like characters who are similar to us, “we also tend to be a little … Continue reading

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