Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This test 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 Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the following:
1. What do you think are the characteristics of a successful novel?
2. Analyze and discuss Breaking Dawn based upon the criteria you decide upon in #1 and judge if Breaking Dawn is a successful novel.
3. Do you think the criteria for a successful novel should be different if it is written for adults versus young adults? Why or why not? Would most adults consider Breaking Dawn a successful novel? What about young teens?
Essay Topic 3
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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