Memory and the Past Quotes in Twilight
How we cite our quotes:
[Bella to Edward:] "And how long have you been seventeen?" (9.90)
Bella has figured out that Edward is not what he appears and is not "when" he appears. He's been seventeen for a long time.
[Edward to Bella:] "The Quileutes have a long memory," he whispered. (9.113)
Billy Black, who may have descended from werewolves, remembers the conflict between the werewolves and the vampires (a long time ago), as well as a treaty formed between the Quileutes and the Cullens. Though no one else in the Forks community seems to remember that the Cullens settled there before, the Quileutes do.
It was foggy and dark outside my window, absolutely perfect. He had no reason not to be in school today. I dressed in heavy clothes, remembering I didn't have a jacket. Further proof my memory was real. (10.2)
Bella has been questioning whether her experience with Edward the night before was actually real. She uses her lack of a jacket as proof that the day before did indeed happen as she remembered it.