| Quote #7
[Edward to Jacob:] "He has one of the purest, sincerest, kindest, minds I've ever heard." (17.150)
Edward can see that Seth is a person with no second agenda. He follows his heart and acts selflessly toward others.
| Quote #8
[Edward to Bella:] "The f–" He swallowed. "It… the baby likes the sound of your voice… He's happy." (16.216)
Edward discovers that he can hear the baby's thoughts and that the baby is doing fine. How might a mother's experience of pregnancy change if she could read her baby's thoughts?
| Quote #9
[Bella:] I felt irritated again, like Jacob was stealing my lines – and delivering them all wrong. (23.87)
Bella has trouble accepting that Jacob loves Renesmee as much as she does and that he's in tune with her concerns about Renesmee.