Yep! I did! Another Bella-esque reminder.
Originally Posted by hippchick
Wow! Great insight! How did I not see the parallel!? Souls are very important to SM, aren't they?
Originally Posted by granny neese
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I think there are a lot of parallels between The Host and the TS. This makes sense, because many authors tend to explore the same themes from various angles throughout their writing careers.
Originally Posted by Sheree2u
SM is obviously concerned with the state of the soul, and even the very definition of a soul. She also likes to examine what constitutes humanity (and what doesn't), and what it means to be human, inhuman, non-human, inhumane....She concerns herself with ideas about transformation, transcendence, and sacrifice, and not only about what it means to be human, but what it means to be truly alive. Every one of these concepts is a key component in all her books, I think.