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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. How does Edward respond when Bella confesses that she put herself in dangerous situations just to hear his voice?
2. What major, romantic gesture almost happens between Jacob and Bella while they are arguing whether or not it is possible for Bella to be friends with both vampires and werewolves?
3. Who saves Bella from drowning during her first attempt at cliff diving?
4. How do Alice and Bella get past the second guard in Volterra?
5. Who is on the other end of the phone when Jacob makes his rude comment?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Edward not mind filling out college applications with Bella?
2. When Bella overhears Alice and Charlie talking, what does Bella learn about Charlie's concerns for her?
3. How does Edward react when he sees Bella for the first time in the square in Italy?
4. What treaty do the vampires and the werewolves have with each other in Forks?
5. Why doesn't Bella sleep on the plane back to Seattle from Italy?
6. Why doesn't Bella answer Edward's question about getting married?
7. Why does Alice return to Forks?
8. What does Jacob report about who wins in a vampire/werewolf fight?
9. Why does Edward think that Bella is dead?
10. According to _New Moon_, what is Saint Marcus Day?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose 3 instances of foreshadowing in _New Moon_ and discuss 1) how Meyer foreshadows what is to come, 2) what Meyer foreshadows, and 3) when the thing that is being foreshadowed actually happens.
Essay Topic 2
_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 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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