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Eclipse Themes

Stephenie Meyer
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Themes

Humanity

Part of the premise of this novel is that Bella Swan is a human who is in love with a vampire and therefore aspires to become a vampire herself. Edward has been a vampire for several decades and knows what Bella will miss when she becomes a vampire herself. For this reason, Edward continuously drags his feet about agreeing to a set date for Bella's transformation, hoping she will be able to enjoy a great number of human experiences before her transformation.

Another part of the premise of the novel is the fact that Bella's good friend Jacob is a werewolf. Although Jacob transforms into a wolf at will and he will not age as normal people do, he is still human. Jacob uses the fact of his humanity to try to convince Bella that he would be a better lover than Edward. Jacob wants Bella to remain...

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