Bookreport About Twilight by Stephanie Meyer

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Book Report – Twilight, by Stephanie Meyer

The passage (Chapter 13, Page 260 – 261):
"Edward in the sunlight was shocking. I couldn't get used to it, though I'd been staring at him all afternoon. His skin, white despite the faint flush form yesterday's hunting trip, literally sparkled, like thousands of tiny diamonds were embedded in the surface. He lay perfectly still in the grass, his shirt open over his sculptured, incandescent chest, his scintillating arms bare. His glistening, pale lavender lids were shut, though of course he didn't sleep. A perfect statue, carved in some unknown stone, smooth like marble, glistening like crystal. Now and then, his lips would move, so fast it looked like they were trembling. But, when I asked, he told me he was singing to himself; it was too low for me to hear. I enjoyed the sun, too, though the air wasn't quite dry enough for my taste. I would have like to lie back, as he did, and let the sun warm my face. But I stayed curled up, my chin resting on my knees, unwilling to take my eyes off him. The wind was gentle; it tangled my hair and ruffled the grass that swayed around his motionless form. The meadow, so spectacular to me a first, paled next to his magnificence."

This book is mainly about the unusual love shared between Bella swan, and ordinary 17 year old girl, and Edward Cullen, a Vampire. This passage takes place at a meadow in the middle of a forest in Forks, Oregon. Edward takes Bella there on one sunny weekend, as their first official "date". In this passage, Bella describes Edward and the meadow in the sunlight, and her awe from seeing him like this, or seeing him so close to her, at all. She also describes the feelings that crossed her during the beginning of that afternoon, in which Edward first completely exposed himself to her.

Discussion Points

A description of a significant person, place or thing found in the story: In this passage Bella describes how Edward looks, in general...
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