Breaking Dawn Essay

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Spending eternity with your soul mate sounds like the ultimate dream come true, but what if eternity came with a price? Twilight: Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer is a romantic novel based on the hardships of marriage and family for main characters, Bella Swan and Edward Cullen. Most of the story of Breaking Dawn takes place in Forks, Washington at the Cullen house and in Bella and Edward's new cottage in the woods. There's also a short jump to Isle Esme, just off the coast of Brazil, where Edward and Bella spend their honeymoon. Some major themes in the story are; true love, sacrifice, choices, and suffering. True love conquers all, but sacrifices and choices must be made in order to have a ...view middle of the document...

After three days Bella’s transformation is complete and she turns into a strong, graceful vampire. She stands out as a newborn vampire, she doesn’t thirst for blood like the others, and she is tamer than any newborn. Her motherly instincts kick in and a new challenge faces them, Reneesme is aging too rapidly. The entire family sets out to seek other people who are like Reneesme, half human and half vampire. When the Volturi finds out about Reneesme they think she is an immortal child, and go out kill the child and the entire coven. When really all the Volturi wants is Alice and Bella for their gifts. Alice and Jasper leave the Cullen’s to find others like Reneesme. The Cullen’s opened their home to 18 vampires to witness the growth of Reneesme and to prove she is not an immortal child. The Volturi arrive the 18 witnesses declare that Reneesme isn’t immortal; however, the Volturi will do anything to get Alice and Bella. Alice then appears with a witness who is just like Reneesme and proves to the Volturi she is not a danger to others. The Cullens are free of their crime and are allowed to live peacefully on with their lives.
In Breaking Dawn, true love overcomes all obstacles. True love also leaves the characters no choice but to give their lives to save the people they love. Bella is willing to sacrifice her life out of love of her daughter. Jacob stands against his own werewolf pack to protect Bella and the Cullens. When Jacob imprints on Reneesme, he dedicates his life to her. After Bella transforms into a newborn vampire, her love for Edward remains stronger than her thirst for blood. “When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so...

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