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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 is the overriding sensation Bella is experiencing after receiving vampire blood?
2. How does Carmen learn about Renesmee's history?
3. What does Bella ask for when she finally talks to J. Jenks?
4. How does Irina respond when she spies Jacob, Bella and Renesmee?
5. Why does Alice tell Edward it won't be much longer before Bella's change is complete?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the next scent Bella smells on the hunt and what does she do?
2. How does Aro learn the truth about Renesmee?
3. What do the guests staying at the Cullen home feel the need to declare?
4. Why can't Bella move or scream and what is her predominant thought?
5. How is Bella feeling and what brings her out of her pain for a brief moment?
6. What is evidence that Renesmee is growing rapidly?
7. Why does Bella want to go to the Volturi alone and how does Edward feel about that plan?
8. What does Bella want of J. Jenks?
9. Why do the people caring for Bella think it best she not see Renesmee right away after waking?
10. What happens when the Denalis arrive?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
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
Breaking Dawn is one book in a series of novels involving Bella, Edward and Jacob. Discuss the following.
1. What are a couple advantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
2. What are a couple disadvantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
3. Do you prefer to read a standalone book, or a series of books with the same main characters? Explain your response.
4. Do you think it is easier, more difficult, or about the same to write a standalone book versus one in a series? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Characters are an integral and important part of almost all novels. Discuss the following:
1. Compare/contrast the characters of Edward and Jacob. How are they similar? How are they different? Is there a flaw in each of their personalities? Be specific and give examples.
2. Compare/contrast the characters of Bella and Jacob. How do they seem different? Which do you like more? Why? Which one seems more of a well-rounded character?
3. Thoroughly analyze how three of the secondary characters in Breaking Dawn help drive the plot and what their contribution is to the storyline. Are any of the secondary characters unnecessary? Indispensable? Which of the secondary characters are likable? Which are either unlikable or even despicable? Be specific and give examples.
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