Eclipse is the third novel in the Twilight Saga, written by Stephanie Meyer. It is an amazing novel that explores the theme of love by using the techniques of characterisation, settings and language. The evidence of these points will be discussed to demonstrate the effectiveness of Meyer's ability to develop love. The book is basically about a human, Bella Swan, and a vampire, Edward Cullen, who fall in love and the battles they have to face to be together. PARAGRAPH 1~CHARACTERISATION~
Meyer, in Eclipse, explores the theme of love between two characters, Bella and Edward. Edward has already proposed to Bella but she has not given him her answer. Bella really wants to become a vampire and if this happens, it means she will have to leave the life she has always known. She has always been a bit of a loner and was attracted to Edward from when she first saw him. While Edward didn’t take long to feel the attraction, he has tried to resist it because he really doesn’t want her to become a vampire. Meyer is able to convince us of their love by the sacrifices each of them is willing to make for the other. It is through the strength and determination of Edward and his family to protect Bella that she is able to develop throughout the novel from being weak and vulnerable to being stronger and more confident when Victoria, a vampire who is trying to kill Bella is killed. Meyer successfully demonstrates her theme of love by the gentle language between these two characters, the actions they take and the determination they have to stay together. PARAGRAPH 2~LANGUAGE~
The author of the Twilight Saga Eclipse, Meyer, develops love by using the technique of language. The book, it is written in first person, though Bella’s eyes. Bella’s character is used to describe most of what is happening throughout the novel with the use of dialogue between the different characters and her own internal dialogue telling us either what she is witnessing or how she is...
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