Chapter 4~Invitations

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Why do you think Bella doesn't want to go to the spring dance? She could easily just have said to anyone, "let's just go as friends". Why is it that from day one, none of the boys appealed to her?

Well DUH! None of the boys appealed to her from day one because she saw Edward on day one! TA-DA! I'm a genius! :lol: :lol:

Bella asks Edward if he has multiple personality disorder because he either seems to be overly friendly or sarcastic moments apart. To what did you attribute Edward's odd behavior?

He was conflicted... He knew what he should have done but she intrigued him...he couldn't resist finding out more about her.

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Why do you think Bella doesn't want to go to the spring dance? She could easily just have said to anyone, "let's just go as friends". Why is it that from day one, none of the boys appealed to her?

I just figured she didn't want to go. Maybe because she can't dance due to her clumsiness. I don't know why none of the boys appealed to her, but from my perspective, they all appeared to be over-eager, and that doesn't seem to be Bella's personality at all.


Bella asks Edward if he has multiple personality disorder because he either seems to be overly friendly or sarcastic moments apart. To what did you attribute Edward's odd behavior?

He just couldn't make up his mind on whether he wanted to be friends with her or not.

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Why do you think Bella doesn't want to go to the spring dance? She could easily just have said to anyone, "let's just go as friends". Why is it that from day one, none of the boys appealed to her?

I think it's because she was terribly intrigued by Edward whether she was admitting that to herself or not at that point. I also think she had a geniune fear of dancing that was keeping her away.

Bella asks Edward if he has multiple personality disorder because he either seems to be overly friendly or sarcastic moments apart. To what did you attribute Edward's odd behavior?

I think it showed that he felt a bit uncomfortable around her so he was trying to be the cool confident guy that he always is but his discomfort shined through via sarcastic comments.
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Why do you think Bella doesn't want to go to the spring dance? She could easily just have said to anyone, "let's just go as friends". Why is it that from day one, none of the boys appealed to her?

I didn't really think about it much, but i guess when i do, she probably just doesn't want to cause any problems, because she knows she is clumsy, and doesn't want to hurt anyone, like in gym class. She only does it because she has too, so with the dance she doesn't have to, so she doens't want to.


Bella asks Edward if he has multiple personality disorder because he either seems to be overly friendly or sarcastic moments apart. To what did you attribute Edward's odd behavior?


Its probably because he is still uncomfortable around her, and doesn't know if he really wants to be friends with her.
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Why do you think Bella doesn't want to go to the spring dance? She could easily just have said to anyone, "let's just go as friends". Why is it that from day one, none of the boys appealed to her?

Bella is as complicated as she is simple. She's definitely not your typical teenager, she's more mature and was more the adult in her relationship with her mom. Sure there is still the young girl inside with all the crazy feelings, including insecurities. It's apparent she doesn't see herself as pretty or anything special, simply someone ordinary. As clumsy as she is and feels it didn't surprise me how against going to a school dance she was, not to mention she's a bit shy and introverted, unless with someone she knows and trusts.

Bella asks Edward if he has multiple personality disorder because he either seems to be overly friendly or sarcastic moments apart. To what did you attribute Edward's odd behavior?

I loved when she asked him that question! It showed Bella could have a bit of spunk. I have to think back to the first time I read Twilight to write why I thought he thought he acted oddly because I've read the other two novels as well as the first chapter of Midnight Sun on Stephanie Meyers site. LoL

I would chalk it up to the simple fact that he is a vampire and she's human. Here you have vampires posing as humans and that's pretty good reason to try and not to become friendly with any of them.
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1. Why do you think Bella doesn't want to go to the spring dance? She could easily just have said to anyone, "let's just go as friends". Why is it that from day one, none of the boys appealed to her?

Her obsession for Edward was too big that it blinded her from the other boys.

2. Bella asks Edward if he has multiple personality disorder because he either seems to be overly friendly or sarcastic moments apart. To what did you attribute Edward's odd behavior?

I thought that there was something up with him (even though I already knew). The fact that he had good days and bad days made his mystery even bigger.
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Why do you think Bella doesn't want to go to the spring dance? She could easily just have said to anyone, "let's just go as friends". Why is it that from day one, none of the boys appealed to her?
i think that she was waiting for Edward to ask her to go to the dance. it does happen that when you like someone so much you just block out everyone else no matter how "good" they are

Bella asks Edward if he has multiple personality disorder because he either seems to be overly friendly or sarcastic moments apart. To what did you attribute Edward's odd behavior?
that one day he was much nicer and closer than other days when he was not as nice and was more distat

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Why do you think Bella doesn't want to go to the spring dance? She could easily just have said to anyone, "let's just go as friends". Why is it that from day one, none of the boys appealed to her?

A: I think it had to do with her shyness, her past non-experience with boys and the fact that everyone seems overly interested in her. She's not an attention getter. She likes to stay out of the spotlight and they wouldn't let her. Plus, by that point she'd already seen Edward. Her intrigue over this mysterious boy would definitely cloud all other thoughts. Also, she is more mature and so guys of the high school mentality would be harder for her to relate to.

Bella asks Edward if he has multiple personality disorder because he either seems to be overly friendly or sarcastic moments apart. To what did you attribute Edward's odd behavior?

A: Again I was fairly clueless. I wondered that myself but knowing in advance that he was a vampire I knew that had a lot to do with everything he did that didn't make sense.
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Why do you think Bella doesn't want to go to the spring dance? She could easily just have said to anyone, "let's just go as friends". Why is it that from day one, none of the boys appealed to her?

I think Bella just never got around to the whole boys faze. She isn't attracted to them and she doesn't care for them as more than friends. And then when she sees Edward on the first day, something in her snaps without her realizing, and that's what keeps her from saying yes to any of the boys. Also, I think she just doesn't want to go at all.

Bella asks Edward if he has multiple personality disorder because he either seems to be overly friendly or sarcastic moments apart. To what did you attribute Edward's odd behavior?

I just figured that that's how he is. I think it also has something to do with his thoughts. I think he has many thoughts, and all of his thoughts are conflicting, causing him to act awkwardly.

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<b>1. Why do you think Bella doesn't want to go to the spring dance? She could easily just have said to anyone, "let's just go as friends". Why is it that from day one, none of the boys appealed to her?</b>
Bella is increasingly convinced of her own boringness, of her own mediocrity. When she is constantly thinking about herself that way why would she be interested in the average boy? No, it would take something extraordinary to catch her eye, to make her see past her own disillusion about herself to the boy in front of her. Besides, once you've seen Edward you just can't look at other boys the same way again.

<b>2. Bella asks Edward if he has multiple personality disorder because he either seems to be overly friendly or sarcastic moments apart. To what did you attribute Edward's odd behavior?</b>
I figure that one personality is truly Edward and the other is the wall he puts up in response to whatever it is about Bella that irks him. It as if he is simultaneously trying to get to know her and yet still distance himself from something about her. Like he says at the end, he is tired of trying to stay away from her.
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