by Stephenie Meyer
Time Quotes in New Moon
How we cite our quotes: (chapter.paragraph)
[Edward:] "Time heals all wounds for your kind… my kind… we’re very easily distracted." (3.195)
Edward says that vampires and humans perceive time differently. Why and how do they perceive it such that wounds heal more quickly for humans?
Time passes. Even when it seems impossible. (4.1)
Bella is talking about her subjective perception of time. What might make "her" time impossible to pass?
"It was a year ago yesterday that I had my first day here," I mused. "Nothing has changed much," Angela muttered… "I know," I agreed. "I was just thinking the same thing." (6.206)
Bella realizes she has come full circle. On the surface, her life in Forks is starting from scratch, as if Edward never existed.