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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. How does Bella know the Volturi are about to start something?
2. Where does Bella put cash and the forged papers?
3. How does Irina respond when she spies Jacob, Bella and Renesmee?
4. What does Jacob say that causes Bella to lunge for his throat?
5. What does Bella think seems more alive?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the scene when Bella gets to hold Renesmee for the first time.
2. What does Edward do to get Bella inside the house and what is a gift from him to her?
3. What happens when Charlie first sees Bella and why does he accept the change in her?
4. What does Bella do with the documents she gets from J. Jenks?
5. What does Edward tell Bella about Renesmee when they are returning to the house from the hunt?
6. What does Bella want to learn from Edward and why is he furious?
7. What is the next scent Bella smells on the hunt and what does she do?
8. What does Edward say he wants of the Denali clan, and what is their response?
9. How does Bella begin to work with her shield?
10. What does Bella do after dropping Jacob and Renesmee off at Charlie's house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the following:
1. Who is/are the protagonists of the story and why?
2. Who is/are the antagonists of the story and why?
3. Which 3 secondary characters have the greatest impact on the plot?
4. Are any of the characters dispensable and which ones? Why or why not?
5. Do you think this is a character-driven plot or an action-driven plot? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
There are a number of interesting questions raised by Breaking Dawn. Questions that Meyer most likely want readers to consider and think through carefully. Discuss the following:
1. What does the term "author agenda" mean?
2. Name one idea/concept you think may have been a part of the Meyer's agenda. Analyze that idea throughout the book and discuss Meyer' probable agenda concerning that idea.
2. Do you think writers who have an agenda for writing should point it out in a preface?
3. How often do you think fiction is written with a clear agenda in mind by the author?
4. Research the life of Meyer and see if/where his life may have influenced his writing.
Essay Topic 3
Characters are an important part of what makes Breaking Dawn interesting. Discuss the following:
1. Thoroughly discuss and analyze Jacob. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he always likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
2. Thoroughly discuss and analyze Bella. What are her strengths? Her weaknesses? How does she contribute to the plot? Is she a sympathetic character? Is she ever likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
3. Thoroughly discuss and analyze the character of Edward. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he ever likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.
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