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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. From whom does Bella need to keep her motorcycle a secret?
2. Who gets sick at the movie theater?
3. In the Preface, what is trapping Alice?
4. Who finds Bella after she wanders away, after Edward breaks up with her?
5. What animals are local hikers surprised to hear are being found in the woods in Chapter 5?
Short Essay Questions
1. What strange dream does Bella have about Sam Uley?
2. Before heading to Bella's birthday party, when does Edward confess to her that he considered suicide?
3. What does Edward believe happens to a person's soul when he or she becomes a vampire?
4. Why does Bella not look inside the abandoned Cullen house when she goes to see it?
5. What anniversary does Bella think about when she starts to snap out of her funk after Edward leaves her?
6. Why does Edward NOT let Bella say goodbye to Alice?
7. What deal does Bella make with Jacob about fixing up the motorcycles?
8. What makes it possible for Carlisle to be a doctor?
9. How does Bella feel when she reaches the clearing during her hike alone?
10. Why does Bella struggle with telling Jacob that people are going to be out trying to hunt the wolves?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
_Romeo and Juliet_ continually surfaces in _New Moon_ directly (through Edward and Bella's thoughts and actions) and indirectly (through common themes and situations). Compare and contrast the two couples (i.e. Romeo & Juliet and Edward and Bella) and what happens to their relationships in each text.
Essay Topic 2
Throughout _New Moon_, Meyer gives very specific titles to the chapters. Choose 5 chapters and discuss why Meyer chooses to name those chapters as she does.
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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