New Moon Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Stephenie Meyer
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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 does Edward break up with Bella?

2. Who drives Bella home after her birthday party?

3. As Bella is coming to after being dumped by Edward, what complaint does Charlie get on the phone?

4. What warning does Edward give Bella the first time she rides the bike successfully?

5. Where does Bella see a motorcycle for sale?

Short Essay Questions

1. What sensation does Bella get when she is back in her room after Edward calls of their relationship?

2. Why is Carlisle able to control himself around Bella when she is bleeding so heavily from her arm?

3. What makes it possible for Carlisle to be a doctor?

4. What time period (past, present, or future) does the Preface take place in?

5. Why is being sent back to live with her mother more than Bella can bear?

6. Why does Bella decide to confide in Charlie about her fears that Jacob may have been forced into a cult led by Sam?

7. What deal does Bella make with Jacob about fixing up the motorcycles?

8. What remedy does Bella need for the injuries she gets during her first motorcycle ride?

9. Why does Bella buy the motorcycles she finds on the side of the road?

10. Why does Charlie threaten Bella with being sent back to live with her mother?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss 3 benefits and 3 challenges that Meyer, as an author, has by choosing to create characters with the ability to see the future. Use examples and citations from the text to support each argument.

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contrast 2 characters in _New Moon_ and their self-control -- or lack of self-control -- in the story.

Essay Topic 3

Is there a point in _New Moon_ where the fantasy aspect, mythical creatures, and series of events become completely unbelievable? If so, discuss the moment when this happens and what 3 things contribute to this shift. If not, discuss at least 3 literary devices (with quotations from the text) that Meyer does to keep the reader engaged in and connected with a novel about fantastical creatures and events.

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