Versions of Reality Quotes in New Moon
How we cite our quotes: (chapter.paragraph)
Last night I wandered in a wide area of ferns, interspersed with hemlock trees… I wanted to kick myself for the stupid field trip last week. (7.89)
The "real" trip she took to the Cullen house now informs Bella’s dreams.
This had to be it, the recipe for hallucination – adrenaline plus danger plus stupidity. (8.84)
Bella has come up with a recipe to conjure up Edward’s "presence" through his voice in her head. In that reality, he still cares about her.
[Edward to Bella:] "I can’t believe how quick it was – I didn’t feel a thing." (20.71)
Edward believes he has entered some kind of afterlife with Bella, which belies the attitude he’s held throughout the story – that vampires have no soul.