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What effect did Renesmee's bite have on Bella when Edward placed the baby on her chest. I understood Renesmee to be...

This is correct. However, at the time Bella was not aware of this. Only later when asked by the Volturi did Bella realize that Renesmee was not venomous. Bella was dying from giving birth to...

Latest answer posted May 2, 2009 4:03 am UTC

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In Twilight, why do Rosalie and Jasper have the same last name? I already figured that Roaslie has kept her name from...

The members of the Cullen "family" are trying to keep up the pretense that they are actually related. Edward, Alice, and Emmett took on the name Cullen when they were "adopted"...

Latest answer posted January 21, 2009 1:06 am UTC

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What do the covers of the Twilight series signify?  (Why the apple, flower, ribbon, chess pieces?)  

The cover of Twilight has an apple. The apple is a biblical representation of the knowledge of good and evil. When Eve ate the forbidden apple in the Garden of Eden, she became aware of the...

Latest answer posted July 28, 2011 1:17 am UTC

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Why do some vampires in Twilight have red eyes but the Cullens have golden eyes?

Vampires are meant to drink human blood. It is natural instinct, and most do it. The vampires that refrain from consuming humans and consume animal blood instead are the Cullens; they are the...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2010 10:07 am UTC

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When Bella sees Edward in New Moon, can he also see her? Does he know what she has been doing when he reappears?

In the book New Moon, by Stephanie Meyer, Bella hallucinates when she is in danger. She purposefully acts out and participates in dangerous activities, such as riding a motorcycle, because these...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2018 12:21 am UTC

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Why does Edward lie and leave Bella in New Moon?

In New Moon, Edward lies and leaves Bella because after the incidents at her eighteenth birthday party, he realizes that, even after toiling so long to protect her, she isn't safe from anyone,...

Latest answer posted November 28, 2009 11:40 am UTC

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Who sings the song when Edward is sucking the venom out of Bella? who is singing in the background when edward is...

Robert Pattinson is the singer. The song's name is "Let Me Sign". He also composed the other song "Never Think" which is used in the scene at the Cullen's home at the piano. He is also the actor...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2009 6:50 am UTC

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What page in Twilight does Bella realize Edward is a vampire? What kind of things does she think about? What exactly...

This realization happens to Bella in stages, actually. Bella is instantly drawn to Edward and singles him out as being different from the average guy, but it is Jacob who plants the seeds of...

Latest answer posted July 9, 2019 2:08 am UTC

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In Twilight, if Bella isn't affected by the vampires' special gifts, why can Alice see Bella's future, and why can...

The answer to this question is revealed in Breaking Dawn. Once Bella has become a vampire, we learn that she is a shield. Not only can she block the mental gifts of others, but she eventually...

Latest answer posted February 23, 2009 1:09 am UTC

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Why is Rosalie jealous of Bella in the "Twilight" books?

The passage that explains Rosalie's feelings is in Chapter 7 "Unhappy Ending" of Eclipse. Rosalie describes her human life in 1933, when she was proud and shallow, engaged to a man of a high social...

Latest answer posted January 6, 2009 11:49 am UTC

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In Twilight, Billy Black is supposed to be paralysed. How come he can drive if hes in a wheelchair?

Billy doesn't drive, Jacob drives him around. In chapter twelve of Twilight, Billy and Jacob visit Charlie and Bella. When they get out of the car, Jacob had been driving Billy around. Charlie,...

Latest answer posted April 17, 2010 12:48 am UTC

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In New Moon, did Bella ever open the present Edward gave her for her birthday?

Yes. When they get back to her house, they open up the presents from Carlisle and Esme, and Edward. Carlisle and Esme gave her the plane tickets to Florida so she can take Edward to visit Renee...

Latest answer posted April 6, 2009 8:33 pm UTC

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What is the conflict in Twilight?

The main conflict in the book Twilight is that seventeen year-old Bella Swan falls in love with her mysterious classmate and vampire Edward Cullen. Edward feels conflicted on the morality of having...

Latest answer posted February 13, 2016 4:57 pm UTC

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What are the most important themes in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series?

The themes that you could pull from the book for your paper are endless. This series has so many layers to this story that you could write a wonderful paper on the fist book alone. There's always...

Latest answer posted February 24, 2009 8:20 am UTC

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Why can't Edward read Bella's mind?

In Chapter 9, "Theory", Edward explains this phenomenon: "maybe your mind doesn't work the same way the rest of theirs do. Like your thoughts are on the AM frequency and I'm only getting FM" (page...

Latest answer posted April 3, 2009 8:44 am UTC

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Do vampires have sex in "Twilight"? I was reading "Breaking Dawn" and I know that they can't have babies, but can...

Yes, if you look back in the beginning of the book Edward refers to a discussion he had with Carlise about the consumation of his marriage, as well as conversations he had with Jasper and Emmett....

Latest answer posted January 27, 2009 12:56 am UTC

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Name the cullens in order of how they entered the family.

It all started with Carlisle. He first turned Edward who was a patient of his and was dying of Spanish Influenza. After Edward, it was Esme, Carlisle's wife. After some time they thought Edward...

Latest answer posted February 17, 2009 11:02 pm UTC

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In "Twilight," Edward takes Bella to play baseball. Why does he tell her she shall be the death of him? I...

Bella and Edward are going to a field to play "Vampire Baseball," not soccer. He is going to run through the forest because they can't drive. He is intending to carry Bella on his back....

Latest answer posted January 9, 2009 2:36 pm UTC

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Is there going to be a fifth book in the Twilight series?

Yes, there is going to be a 5th book in the Twilight Saga. As mentioned in the previous post, Stephanie Meyer began working on book five in the series which is to be called "Midnight Sun", however...

Latest answer posted April 24, 2009 7:56 am UTC

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If Jacob and Edward fought who do you think will win? If Jacob and Edward fought who do you think will win?

Both Jacob and Edward are evenly matched, according to Meyer. Edward has speed and strength, and Jacob is a werewolf, an entity that has the power to kill vampires. Werewolves are protectors, if...

Latest answer posted August 18, 2009 12:30 pm UTC

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In Twilight, can Rosalie do anything special, like run really fast or read people's minds? Edward is super fast and...

Rosalie Cullen was saved by Carlisle Cullen when she was take to his home after being left in the street by a man that she loved and hoped to marry, and his drunken friends. Carlisle found her,...

Latest answer posted January 24, 2009 8:24 am UTC

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How did Carlisle become a vampire?

We learn about how Carlisle became a vampire in Chapter 15, and hear more about his story in Chapter 16. Carlisle was born some time in the 1640's in London, England. His father was an Anglican...

Latest answer posted August 24, 2009 3:54 am UTC

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What are the external and internal conflicts in Twilight? Also what is the protagonist's epiphany or insight to the...

Twilight is definitely a story that is filled with drama and conflict. In general, the main conflicts in the story are internal conflicts, and Edward and Bella both greatly wrestle with this...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2018 3:50 pm UTC

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What is the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution of "Twilight"? Please answer...

“Twilight” is about Bella who goes to Forks on the Olympic Peninsula to be with her father. At school, she wonders about a group who sits together in the cafeteria but never eat. As she grows to...

Latest answer posted October 19, 2008 11:10 am UTC

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What is the significance of the titles for Twilight, New Moon and Eclipse?

All four titles relate to the moon and the changing parts of the day. Twilight is the time of day right before sunset, when the last light of day gives way to night. Edward tells Bella that...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2009 9:20 pm UTC

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Does Edward ever bite Bella? I'm confused about that because she wanted him to so badly in Twilight.

I think what you are asking is basically, is it Edward's bite that inevitably turns Bella into a vampire? The answer to that question is no. Edward actually delivers his life-changing venom to...

Latest answer posted February 24, 2011 2:25 am UTC

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I read somewhere that Bella gets pregnant with Edwards baby, but somehow it's killing her. Can anyone give me anymore...

In the fourth book of the series, "Breaking Dawn," Bella and Edward are married, and have a wonderful honeymoon. Bella begins to become ill and they have to rush home. Bella is pregnant...

Latest answer posted December 21, 2008 1:04 am UTC

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In Twilight, what is Alice's gift to Bella on her 18th birthday? Because of the papercut, Bella never had a chance...

This scene is actually found in New Moon, the second book in the Twilight series. The book opens with with Bella in a foul mood; she doesn't want to turn eighteen, because to do so will mean that...

Latest answer posted July 15, 2019 1:18 pm UTC

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In "Twilight", why did Carlisle convert Edward into a vampire?

Edward was dying of the Spanish Influenza; Carlisle was his doctor. There was no hope of Edward surviving, and Carlisle was slowly building a "family" unit; if anyone was to become a...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2008 2:20 pm UTC

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What happens when Bella gets her period in Twilight?

Good question. I can see how this monthly occurrence would cause a problem in Edward and Bella's relationship. However, this is not an issue that Stephanie Meyer addresses. As you know, the Cullen...

Latest answer posted February 23, 2009 12:49 am UTC

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In the second book, "New Moon", does Edward come back before the book ends or is he just in the beginning...

Edward reappears in "New Moon," when there is a misunderstanding that prompts him to want to confront the Volturi to end his own existence. Alice sees a vision in which Edward commits suicide,...

Latest answer posted December 19, 2008 6:05 am UTC

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In Twilight, why isn't Bella naturally averted to vampires like other humans are?

That is a very good question. We don't really know why Bella isn't afraid of vampires, or wearwolves for that matter. Bella has a strange way of looking at the world in general. Her mother,...

Latest answer posted February 1, 2009 6:35 am UTC

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In "Twilight", why do Jasper and Rosalie use the last name Hale instead of Cullen like the others?

I think the reason why Rosalie and Jasper have different last names is because each is romantically involved with one of the other "foster" siblings. Remember that Dr. Cullen created his...

Latest answer posted January 5, 2009 9:53 pm UTC

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In New Moon, before Edward gave into Bella's demand, what was his condition?

If you are referring to her demand that he be the one to turn her into a vampire, he said he wanted her to marry him first, as a human. Carlisle had already promised Bella that he would change her...

Latest answer posted April 7, 2009 9:47 pm UTC

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Why did James bite Bella at the end of the movie? It's like he bit her to make it burn.

At the end of the book (and the movie as well) the vampire bites Bella, meaning to kill her and lure the Cullens into fighting him. However, Edward arrives in time to prevent James from killing...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2009 7:10 am UTC

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Bella's Blood? Okay... so this sounds dumb but if Bella's blood was so tempting how does Edward manage to suck the...

I felt that this idea (Edward being able to suck venom out of Bella's blood) to be something of a paradox. In my opinion, the author means it to be perplexing, causing the reader to ponder how a...

Latest answer posted July 26, 2009 6:49 pm UTC

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What are some symbols in Twilight?

Probably my favorite symbol from the book is the apple. I'm not sure which edition you are reading from, but the original cover had a picture of an apple. It seemed like a weird cover considering...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2017 8:52 pm UTC

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In which book of the "Twilight Saga", does Edward turn Bella into a vampire and why? Does he turn her because of the...

In "Breaking Dawn" Bella is pregnant with Edward's child. She has been in agony and the baby's development in the womb is killing Bella. She eventually has to even drink blood to keep...

Latest answer posted December 22, 2008 12:59 pm UTC

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In "Breaking Dawn," can Bella control herself when she becomes a vampire? How does she react to it??

Amazingly...yes, she can control herself. The Cullens had prepared for the worst. In Eclipse, we learned just how vicious new born vampires can be when Victoria attempted to use them to kill Bella...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2009 3:34 am UTC

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In which book does Victoria die (the Twilight series)?

Victoria has a vendetta out for Bella starting in the first book, Twilight because Edward kills her mate, James for trying to kill Bella and nearly forcing Edward to make Bella a vampire right then...

Latest answer posted December 22, 2009 11:29 pm UTC

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In Breaking Dawn ,when Bella goes and looks for J. Jenks was she right to ask for the papers or did she need to do...

Bella finds out from J's "assistant" on the stoop that he deals in papers. This is why Alice sent Bella to J's office in a bad neighborhood, instead of his nicer office: she wanted Bella to find...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2009 8:42 pm UTC

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In the first part of Twilight, Bella sees Edward standing in her room in the dark, but when she turns on the light,...

Although neither Bella nor the reader can possibly know the answer to this question at this point in the story, we do find out the actual answer in chapter 14. By this point in the story, Bella...

Latest answer posted February 22, 2018 4:03 pm UTC

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What did Jacob get Bella for her 18th birthday in New Moon (the sequel to Twilight)?

In the book New Moon, Jacob doesn't give Bella a birthday present. He doesn't even spend time with Bella until after Edward leaves her and they begin to repair the motorcycles together. Bella...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2009 8:11 am UTC

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What is the resolution of Twilight?

I would argue that Twilight has more than one resolution because there are multiple conflicts that exist throughout the entire story. I would argue that the climax to the story is the fight between...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2019 4:14 pm UTC

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Are Jasper, Emenet, Edward, Rosalie, and Alice all brothers and sisters in "Twilight"?

Biologically, no, they are of no relation and never were. As you read the series, your questions will be answered. Carlisle saved each of his "kids" and "adopted them." Since...

Latest answer posted January 21, 2009 8:25 pm UTC

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In "Twilight", discuss the scene where Edward Cullen sucked the venom from Isabella Swan's wound but...

After James bites Bella, Edward sucks the vampire venom out of the bite to prevent her from becoming a vampire. This is an important scene, because, Edward resists the urge to drain Bella of her...

Latest answer posted June 30, 2008 9:57 am UTC

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Who told Edward how Alice became a vampire in Twilight, and in what book was it that we found out she was put in an...

In Eclipse, the third book in the Twilight Saga, we find out through a flashback that Dr. Cullen has that Alice was in an institution. Alice does not remember much about her life pre-vampire-ism....

Latest answer posted April 13, 2010 2:36 am UTC

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In Breaking Dawn, why does Edward decide to PRACTICE with Bella when he knows that if she gets pregnant she will die?

If you mean why does he sleep with her, the answer is because he didn't know she could get pregnant. The incidences of vampires impregnating humans are rare, and kept mostly in secret; so Edward...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2009 10:13 pm UTC

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List 5 major events leading to the climax of "Twilight." What is the climax?

Five events that lead to the climax:Bella Swan moves to Forks, WashingtonBella encounters Edward Cullen in science class and is rescued by him from being crushed by an out of control vanBella falls...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2008 8:24 am UTC

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Why does the dead body in the first Twilight film trigger in Bella the thought that Edward is a vampire? It seems...

There are a few answers to this. 1. There has been people reported dead mysteriously. This immediately sends some signals. 2. Bella also is a very intuitive gal. And for some reason she has a...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2009 7:16 am UTC

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