by Stephenie Meyer
Suffering Quotes in New Moon
How we cite our quotes: (chapter.paragraph)
The sound of his name unleashed the thing that was clawing inside of me – a pain that knocked me breathless… (3.315)
Bella’s pain is so vivid that it feels like a living monster inside of her, too powerful for her to fight.
[Bella:] The waves of pain… reared high up and washed over my head, pulling me under. I did not resurface. (3.330-331)
This is an interesting image, foreshadowing Bella's actual near-drowning later in the story.