Top Shelf: Examining love triangles in teen fiction

Top Shelf: Examining love triangles in teen fiction

From “Twilight” to “The Hunger Games” to “The Mortal Instruments,” the concept of the love triangle has been growing in prevalence and showing up all over common media these days. Almost every television show, movie and young adult novel fights to include one in its plot. The key word here is “include,” because the love triangle usually serves no purpose to the actual plot as a whole.