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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 shocks Edward when Bella turns to go in another direction?
3. Where does Bella put cash and the forged papers?
4. What does Edward say Aro will not be able to keep Renesmee from doing?
5. Where does Bella follow Edward?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Charlie first sees Bella and why does he accept the change in her?
2. What does Garrett say to the witnesses the Volturi have brought with them?
3. Why do Alice and Edward lead Bella into the woods, covering her eyes?
4. What does Bella want of J. Jenks?
5. Describe the scene when Bella gets to hold Renesmee for the first time.
6. How is Bella feeling and what brings her out of her pain for a brief moment?
7. What plans do the Cullens begin to make?
8. What does Bella do after dropping Jacob and Renesmee off at Charlie's house?
9. What is the first scent Bella smells on the hunt and how does she react?
10. Why does Bella want to go to the Volturi alone and how does Edward feel about that plan?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 3
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?
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