1. Given everything we learn from Edward about the fact that he was able to stop from drinking Bella's blood, but that he didn't like how she smelled when she had a transfusion, what does that say about his control over the way he thirsts for her blood? Do you think drinking her blood makes it easier or harder for him to resist now?
I think a part of him deep down still thirsts for her, I think it would be about the same to resist her blood now he kinda shut up "the monster" in him for awhile, ahhh how I wish we had MS for this
2. Edward admits that Alice has seen Bella as a vampire. Why do you suppose, since he of all people knows it's crazy to deny Alice's visions, that he is so resistant to giving in and changing Bella?
He doesn't want her to resent him later for it, for taking away her humanity because he was being selfish, because I think he still discredits how strongly she feels for him, and also he knows that there are other people ***cough coughrosaliecough cough*** that would give up everything, even their soulmate to be human again.
3. Bella begs Edward to never leave her. Although he never exactly promises NOT to leave her, he does say it would be impossible for him to even try. Knowing what we know about New Moon, do you think he was saying this as a way to tide Bella over and keep her calm for now? DO you think he had plans even at this point in the story to one day leave her?
I don't think he planned to but he would if it was dangerous for her to be around him anymore.
4. Bella and Edward argue about her becoming a vampire, to which he point blank says that he will never do that to her. When I first finished reading Twilight, I was very torn over whether or not Bella should become a vampire. How did you feel at this point? Try to ignore all the discussions you've had here at the lex and focus on your first initial reaction. Did you think Bella should be changed right away and leave her family and life behind, or did you think Edward was being sensable to tell her that her mortality was important and more natural than anything he could give her?
Oh I was torn as well, I could see Edwards side of things but also apart of me wanted Bella to be a Vampire too so she could be with Edward forever (the romantic in me