| Quote #7
Though I'd given back the hand-me-down ring as soon as I could do it… my left hand felt heavier, like it was still in place, just invisible. (21.2)
Bella seems to think of marriage as a burden. Is it? In what way? And, if so, could it be a worthwhile burden?
| Quote #8
[Alice to Bella:] "I know better what will make you happy… You'll thank me for this." (21.74)
Do you believe Alice is right in that Bella will later thank her for putting on a big wedding now? Is that what Bella really wants deep down?
| Quote #9
[Bella to Edward:] "I will not leave Charlie and Renée without the best resolution I can give them. I won't deny Alice her fun, if I'm having a wedding anyway." (27.142)
Bella decides to throw a big wedding for her parents and Alice. Do you think she's making the right choice?