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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. About what does Kate wonder?
2. What does Bella ask before even attempting to quench her thirst?
3. From whom does Aro ask to hear the story of Renesmee?
4. What does Edward do once he and Bella are alone outside the cottage?
5. What does Carlisle assure Edward about concerning Bella?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Bella do after dropping Jacob and Renesmee off at Charlie's house?
2. What does Edward do to get Bella inside the house and what is a gift from him to her?
3. What is evidence that Renesmee is growing rapidly?
4. Why do Alice and Edward lead Bella into the woods, covering her eyes?
5. What does Garrett say to the witnesses the Volturi have brought with them?
6. Why can't Bella move or scream and what is her predominant thought?
7. Why do the people caring for Bella think it best she not see Renesmee right away after waking?
8. How does Bella "punish" Emmett for things he says while Charlie is there?
9. What does Bella want to learn from Edward and why is he furious?
10. What happens when Charlie first sees Bella and why does he accept the change in her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Titles often play a vital role in making a person decide to read a particular book. Discuss the following:
1. Fully explain why you think Breaking Dawn is titled as such. Do you think it is the best title for the book? Why or why not? Can you think of a better title? Why would you choose it?
2. How important is a title in influencing you to consider reading a book? Explain your answer.
3. Do you think a title needs to have direct relevance to a book's content? Explain your answer.
4. Have you ever read a book that when you finished, you do not understand the relevance of the title? Does it discourage you from "trusting" that particular author again?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in Breaking Dawn.
2. Trace and analyze one major theme of Breaking Dawn. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of Breaking Dawn. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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