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Isabella "Bella" Swan
Bella in DenialThroughout Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse (except for the Epilogue), Bella has been our sole narrator. Her eyes have become ours and we have learned to trust her. But what if she is...
Here's what Stephenie Meyer has to say about Edward's tragic flaw in Eclipse:Edward's big mistake is overreaction. It's in his nature to be too extreme… When he sees the error of his ways, he...
From many interviews, we know that Stephenie Meyer loves Jacob (check out his "Character Analysis" in New Moon for details). So it's no wonder that, when it comes to naming his tragic flaw, she say...
Charlie always seems to be the same kind of guy and father. He clearly loves Bella, but has no clue what's going on in her life, or so it seems at least. According to Edward, Charlie is more percep...
Here's how Bella describes her mom Renée: "Most of the time Renée was so bewildered by her own life that she didn't notice much else" (3.9). So when Bella visits Renée in Florida, wh...
Alice has become Bella's closest girlfriend and sister-to-be. She's an interesting character in that she combines utter girlishness with being a tough vampire with formidable fighting skills. She t...
In Eclipse, Jasper shares the story of his "upbringing" with Bella. He was transformed into a vampire to fight as a soldier in an army of newborns under the helm of Maria, an older female vampire,...
In Eclipse, Rosalie shares the story of her transformation with Bella. Her own fiancé raped her and left her die on the street. Carlisle found her. Because he couldn't save her life, he turned...
Emmet, Rosalie's partner, remains Emmet. He's always ready for a good fight. The word "fear" doesn't exist in his vocabulary. No wonder he's excited about the fight against the vampire army. During...
As the head of the Cullen family, Carlisle presents a center of calm. He's always there when someone (often Bella), needs a doctor, and his belief in the rightness of the non-violent vampire life h...
Aside for her role as nurturing, warm mother figure, Esme doesn't contribute much to the story in Eclipse. We do learn from Rosalie that she also struggles with not being able to have children.For...
Billy Black is Charlie's best friend and Jacob's father. An accident confined him to a wheelchair. Throughout Twilight and New Moon, we come to know him as a very quiet person who keeps his thought...
The Quileute Werewolves
In Eclipse, the werewolf pack grows to ten members. During the bonfire in La Push, we learn about werewolf history and their age-old hostility toward vampires. Jacob introduces Bella to the strange...
The Vampire Army
VictoriaVictoria starts as a side character in the Twilight series but, in Eclipse, she turns out to be a much smarter and more ominous villain than the Cullens and Bella first gave her credit for....
Jane, a key member of the Volturi, arrives in Forks after the Cullens and werewolves have defeated Victoria's vampire army. She's disappointed that there's nothing left to do, aside from killing Br...
The Forks High Friends
With graduation and her impending transformation nearing, Bella is torn: should she cut the cord with her Forks High friends now, or enjoy the time being human with them before it's forever over? W...
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