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Breaking Dawn Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Stephenie Meyer
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Charlie first think when Edward and Bella told him they were engaged?



2. In what is Charlie disappointed concerning Jacob?



3. What does the baby do to Bella in trying to get out?



4. Where does Bella insist Edward go?



5. Who/What does Edward bring to the island?



Short Essay Questions

1. Why was the Denali clan's matriarch killed?



2. Why does Jacob become incensed and leave?



3. How does Charlie react to Edward and Bella's desire to marry?



4. Why does Edward think Aro was glad for an excuse not to fight?



5. Who tries to penetrate Bella's shield and what directions does Bella give?



6. Why does Edward tell Jacob to leave for a while?



7. Why does Bella cry out and how is she afterward?



8. How does Aro interrupt the Cullen's preparations for attack, and who do Caius and Marcus vote?



9. What does Bella do after dropping Jacob and Renesmee off at Charlie's house?



10. Describe Bella's dream after hearing about the Denali matriarch's execution.



Essay Topics

Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:

1. Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of oneself? Why or why not?

2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as Breaking Dawn help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading Breaking Dawn? Why or why not.

3. Choose one specific incident in Breaking Dawn to discuss and compare one of the characters' response to how you think you would respond.

Oftentimes, a book has more of a character-driven plot rather than action driven, and oftentimes the other way. Some books seem to balance the two. Discuss the following:

1. What do you think it means to say that a plot is character driven? Action driven?

2. How do you think a plot differs if it is character driven versus action driven?

3. Which type of plot do you find more interesting? Why?

4. Do you think it is possible to have a plot where action and character development share equal time? Why or why not.

5. What type of plot do you think Breaking Dawn is? Explain your response.

1. What is foreshadow? How many incidences of foreshadow are in Breaking Dawn? How does foreshadow contribute to a book's suspense?

2. Discuss an example of foreshadow in Breaking Dawn including why you believe it is foreshadow. Include examples from the book and your own life to illustrate your answer.

3. How do you think most people react to uncertainty in their lives? Use examples from Breaking Dawn and your own live to support your opinion.

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