Eclipse Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Stephenie Meyer
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Where do Bella and Jacob go?

2. Why do werewolves transform?

3. What does the principal have to do?

4. What does Bella's mother talk about that causes Bella discomfort?

5. What causes a rift between Sam and Leah?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Jacob say is difficult for some of the pack?

2. What does Bella say she wants to do with Edward and what is his response?

3. What is the story of Taha Aki?

4. What is the main point made in the preface?

5. What does Edward say about Bella becoming a vampire?

6. Where does Bella go after being with Jacob and how does Edward surprise her?

7. Describe the fight with Victoria and the other vampire.

8. What does Jasper demonstrate and what do the werewolves do after Jasper is finished with his demonstrations?

9. Where does Edward want to take Bella and who thinks it is a good idea at first?

10. Why is Bella angry with Jacob?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Often, authors will write about "what they know," and sometimes knowing a little about the author makes the book more interesting. Discuss the following:

1. Research and give a brief biographical sketch of Stephenie Meyer.

2. What in Meyer's background may have helped him in writing Eclipse? What may have influenced the way he depicts various characters and scenes?

3. Do you think there is always some of the author's own life in his/her novels? Why or why not? Give examples.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss one of the following:

1. Trace and analyze the theme of growth in Eclipse. Consider the following questions as you write: What characters are most concerned with growth? Why? What are some symbols of growth? Symbols of rigidity? What characters seem rigid?

2. Trace and analyze the theme of courage in Eclipse. Which characters struggle with this issue? Why? Which characters seem to possess courage? Why?

3. Trace and analyze the theme of love in Eclipse. Consider love between two species such as vampire and human or werewolf and human as well as the differences between the love in the Cullen family, Jacob's family and human families.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss one of the following:

1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in Eclipse.

2. Trace and analyze one major theme of Eclipse. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?

3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of Eclipse. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?

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