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Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quotes

Quote #7

He was my best friend. I would always love him, and it would never, ever be enough. (9.223)

Bella believes she’ll never have romantic feelings for Jacob. What "more" does she have with Edward that she’ll never have "enough of" with Jacob?

Quote #8

[Jacob:] "I’m not good enough to be your friend anymore. I’m not what I was before. I’m not good." (11.220)

Jacob thinks that being a werewolf means he’s not good enough to be Bella’s friend anymore. But if werewolves are made to protect humans from vampires, aren’t werewolves "natural" friends of humans? Why would he think he’s not good enough to be her friend anymore?

Quote #9

"Can’t I be friends with you both at the same time?" (18.65)

Ancient treaties bear no meaning for Bella when it comes to friendship. She believes friendship is about making a personal choice. Do you agree with her opinion?

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