twilight phenomena


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twilight phenomena

[′twī‚līt fə‚näm·ə·nä]
(optics)
Those meteorological optical phenomena which occur during twilight, including such effects as the antitwilight arch, dark segment, bright segment, green flash, purple light, and crepuscular rays.
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The first section continues with an essay by co-editor Maggie Parke, who dissects the vital role played by fans in creating the Twilight phenomena and argues that Hollywood studios must cater to fan expectations if their films are to achieve blockbuster status.
Beginning with her own reading of the Twilight phenomena and "its conservative and anti-feminist underpinnings," she then surveys twenty fans of the novels, fourteen of whom identified as feminist, to try and better understand the appeal of Meyer's work (pp.
The asocial twilight phenomena in the margins of the system, the pathetic attempts to squint through the chinks in its walls, while revealing nothing of what is outside, illuminate all the more clearly the forces of decay within.