Bella Swan. There is so much I can say about her. Seeing as there are no articles yet on this page, I thought I'd start by critically analyzing this protagonist. (Basically, I'm writing this article because it's more entertaining than my English homework.)
Let's start at the beginning. Bella is moving away from her mother, who is supposedly her best friend in the world, so that her mother could be happier with Phil. Bella will be moving in to a depressing, rainy area, and she is not excited at all about it. Now, at a first glance, one may think that this is an act of selflessness. However, when one looks further into this, one would see that it really does not make much sense. If Bella and Renee (her mother's name) are such close friends, why would Renee be happier separated from Bella? Why would Renee rather spend time with her boyfriend than her own daughter if they are that close? This is a little strange to me. Later on in the story, Bella seems reluctant to stay in contact with her mother, only emailing short, blunt responses to keep her mother from panicking. This makes me think that maybe Bella isn't moving away for her mother's sake; maybe she's moving to get...