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New Moon

New Moon


by Stephenie Meyer

Strength and Skill Quotes in New Moon

How we cite our quotes: (chapter.paragraph)

Quote #7

With stunning speed, Jacob yanked a can opener… and launched it at Jared’s head. Jared’s hand flicked up faster than I would have thought possible. (14.148)

Werewolves possess supernaturally fast reflexes. How might they compare to vampire reflexes?

Quote #8

[Bella to Jacob:] "And you all heal fast – that’s a werewolf thing too?" (15.20)

Werewolves heal quickly, but their skin is more vulnerable than vampire skin.

Quote #9

[Alice to Bella:] "You smell awful," she said. (17.54)

Alice can smell Jacob’s scent on Bella. How might "werewolf" smell to her?

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