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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 does Edward say they are looking for as far as other vampire families are concerned?
2. What do the Cullens decide to do to learn more about Renesmee?
3. What does Edward show Bella in the woods?
4. Where does Bella follow Edward?
5. Who is Irina?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Edward say he wants of the Denali clan, and what is their response?
2. What does Edward do to get Bella inside the house and what is a gift from him to her?
3. What does Bella want to learn from Edward and why is he furious?
4. What is the next scent Bella smells on the hunt and what does she do?
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 doesn't Bella answer Edward and how does Alice allay his worries?
8. What do the guests staying at the Cullen home feel the need to declare?
9. What does Garrett say to the witnesses the Volturi have brought with them?
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
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.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the following:
1. What is a plot? What are the most important elements of a plot and their definition? Do all novels have a plot? Why or why not?
2. Write a brief synopsis of the plot of Breaking Dawn, identifying where the various elements of the plot occur (Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution or denouement). Do you find it difficult to identify the plot? Why or why not? What about the various elements of the plot?
3. Identify the major sub-plots and their elements in Breaking Dawn. (The subplots may not contain every element of a major plot). Do the sub-plots add to the main plot? Why or why not. Are the sub-plots interesting in and of themselves? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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