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

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Five major events leading to the climax of "Twilight" include Bella moving to Forks, meeting Edward in science class, falling in love with him, discovering the Cullens are vampires, and playing baseball with them, which leads to encountering James, Laurent, and Victoria. The climax is James's attack on Bella and his fight with Edward.

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Five events that lead to the climax:

  1. Bella Swan moves to Forks, Washington
  2. Bella encounters Edward Cullen in science class and is rescued by him from being crushed by an out of control van
  3. Bella falls in love with Edward
  4. Bella discovers that the Cullenses are vampires
  5. Bella plays baseball with the Cullenses and encounters James, Laurent, and Victoria

I would say that the climax is James's attack of Bella and fight with Edward.

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