by Stephenie Meyer
Strength and Skill Quotes in New Moon
How we cite our quotes: (chapter.paragraph)
Jasper slammed into Edward, and the sound was like the crash of boulders in a rock slide. (1.242)
Bella compares the force of two marble-hard vampire bodies colliding to a natural disaster. It’s to give us a graspable idea of the supernatural forces in the world of the story.
I was distracted by the over grace of his movement. Jacob had been nearly as klutzy as me… (11.137)
Bella is surprised and maybe a bit jealous that Jacob has lost his clumsiness, leaving her alone with her inadequacies.