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									   by Stephenie Meyers
        “The Hunt”
Sample Story PP Presentation
   English 0310 –Fall 09
       Mrs. N. Puder
Stephanie Meyers
• Stephanie Meyers is most popular for
her Twilight Series novels. The novels
are Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and
Breaking Dawn.
•The idea for the first novel came to
Meyers in a dream.
•Meyers is considered an overnight
writing sensations because within
weeks of its release Twilight debuted
at #5 on The New York Times bestseller
list. Among its many accolades,
Twilight was named an "ALA Top Ten
Books for Young Adults," an
Amazon.com "Best Book of the
Decade...So Far", and a Publishers
Weekly Best Book of the Year.
• Before publishing The Twilight Series,
Meyers was a stay-at-home Mom
rearing two young sons.
                 Twilight The Hunt
               Plot –What happens?
 The story begins as The Nomads, Laurent, James,
  and Victoria arrive at the The Clearing, seeming to
  appear instantly, out of the mist.
 They are described in vivid detail.
 Laurent approaches Carlisle Cullen and begins to
  carry on small talk while Laurent notices the
  Cullen’s numbers. There are seven in total, clearly
  outnumbering the three of them.
 Then, the wind blows, and James smells Bella’s
  scent as human.
 He says, “You brought a snack.”
 Edward growls and snarls at James, positioning
  himself in a defensive crouch with Bella behind
  him.
             Twilight - The Hunt
           Plot – What happens?
Carlisle cautions James that Bella is with
 them, and if he wishes to join them at their
 home he can, but Bella and Edward and
 Alice and Emmett are leaving.
He is free to join in the game as now they
 need more players.
Fearful of the Cullen’s shear numbers,
 James allows Edward, Bella, and the others
 safe passage out of The Clearing.
 Edward, Alice, and Emmett make a
 protective bearer around Bella moving out
 of The Clearing.
                    The Hunt
             Plot – What happens?
 Once out of everyone’s sight, Edward slings Bella
  over his back and moves with superhuman speed
  to get them back to their jeep. Alice and Emmett
  run not far behind Edward.
 Bella is buckled in; Edward argues with all present
  to get Bella out of town because James is a
  tracker.
 Tracking is his passion, his obsession.
 Edward saw his mind, and James sees Bella as his
  prey, and he is going to hunt her.
 Bella argues; she can’t leave; her father will call
  the FBI.
                   The Hunt
            Plot – What happens?
 Bella comes up with a plan to get out of town
  and away from her father to hide from James.
 Edward isn’t happy about the plan, but he agrees.
 They drive back into town to begin to execute the
  plan.
                 The Hunt
        Plot – What is point of story?
 The point of the story is to show how much
  danger Bella is in through her decision to date
  and associate with Edward Cullen’s family.
                   The Hunt
                     Pace
 Real Movement In The Story
 Pace 1 – P. 375 – Par 3
   o The Clearing
 Pace 2 – P. 380 – Par 4-5 - P. 380 – 6-7
   o Leaving the Clearing & Going to the Jeep
 Pace 3 – P. 381 – Par 8
   o Inside the Car
 Pace 4 – P. 383 – Par 1
   o Pulling Over to the Shoulder of the Highway
 Pace 5 – P. 385 – Par 4
   o Starting Car Up Again
 Pace 6 - P. 388-389 – Par 11
   o Coming in to Town
                       Description
 P. 375 – Par. 3 – The walk
… the walk was catlike, a gait that seemed constantly on the
  edge of shifting into a crouch.
 P. 376 – Par. 3 – Men ‘s Clothing & Appearance of Men
  and Woman
   o “They dressed in the ordinary gear of backpackers:
      jeans and casual button-down shirts in heavy,
      weatherproof fabrics.
   o The clothes were frayed, though, with wear, and they
      were barefoot.
   o Both men had cropped hair, but the woman’s brilliant
      hair was filled with leaves and debris from the woods.”
                         Description
 P. 376 – Par. 2 - Positioning of Carlisle, Emmett, and Jasper
  “Their sharp eyes carefully took in the more polished, urbane
  stance of Carlisle, who, flanked by Emmett and Jasper, stepped
  guardedly forward to meet them.”
 P. 376 – Par 3 – Laurent
  The man in front was easily the most beautiful, his skin olive
  toned . . . Glossy black hair . . . medium-build, hard-muscled . . .
 P. 376 – Par 4 - Victoria
  . . . The woman was wilder. . . chaotic hair . . . Distinctly feline . .
  . eyes . . . most vigilant.
              Dialogue
Dialogue definitely improves the
 understanding of the story.
P. 377 – Par. 1
 o “We heard a game, he said in a relaxed
   voice with the slightest French accents.
 o I’m Laurent – these are Victoria and
   James .
 o He gestured to the vampires beside him.”
   Here dialogue creates tension and
   heightens the mood of the scene. Also,
   the vampire seems foreign the way he
   arranges his words – these are . . .
                Dialogue Continued
 P. 377 – Par. 5
  o “We are heading north. “
  Gives direction.
 P. 377 – Par. 8
  o “What is your hunting range? “
  Reveals new information.
 P. 378 – Par 5
  o “We just ate outside . . . laughed . . . “
  Humor and danger shown.
 P. 379 –Par 4
  o “You brought a snack. “
  Danger
           Dialogue Continued
 P. 382 – Par 13 – Bottom of Page
  o “I gasped . . . you can’t leave him . . .”
  Reveals problem – emotional connection to father.
 P. 383 – Par 4
  o “There are no options; Edward hissed . . .”
  Improves sound and sight.
 P. 384 – Par 5
  o “I glared . . .” (Entire paragraph)
  Reveals a plan.
 P. 385 – Par 3
  o “You’re leaving . . .” (Entire paragraph)
   Harsh tone and danger in the scene.
          Dialogue Completed

P. 385 – Par 9
 o “No way; Emmett broke in. I’m with
  you . . . Think it through . . . Until we know
 how far this is going to go . . . “
 Bond Between Brothers
                       Action Verbs
                   Bring About A Visual

Visual                       Words

   Converged                Gripped
   Emerged                  Provoked
   Feinted                  Spun
   Scrutinizing             Crawling
   Defuse                   Exchanged
   Disturbing               Ripping
   Rocked                   Flicked
   Exchanged                Flung
   Controlled               Roared
   Jolting                  Grasped
   Coaxed                   Screeched
                     Action Verbs
                 Bring About A Visual

Visual                      Words
                           Flew
   Squealing              Rumbles
   Whispering             Protested
   Gulped                 Reminded
   Encroach               Whipped
   Ruffled                Flaring
   Stiffened              Slung
   Menacing               Blistering
   Hunt                   Cornered
   Consumed
   Trailed
   Thrashed
    Meaning Within Action Verbs
P. 375 – Par. 1 – 1st sentence - Emerged
Reveals character ‘s presence.
P. 376 – top – cropped – filled.
Improves character description.
P. 376 – The second woman was wilder –
  shifting, facing, grouping, quivering.
Describes Victoria visually.
Meaning Within Action Verbs Continued

 P. 376 - Par 4
. . . The second man – hovered.
Reveals emotion.
 P. 376 – Par 5
. . . Not the gold or black . . . disturbing . . .“
Reveals character of the group – not safe.
Meaning Within Action Verbs Completed

 P. 378 – Par. 7-8
  “Three things . . .ruffled, stiffened, whipped,
  scrutinizing, flaring
  A swift . . . lurched – bared, crouching, ripping,
  menacing. . .
   Illustrates danger
             Sentence Variety
 P. 375 – Par. 1 – The first male into the clearing fell back
  immediately, allowing the other male to take the front,
  orienting himself around the tall, dark-haired man in a
  manner that clearly displayed who led the pack (Complex)
 P. 375 – Par. 1 - The third was a woman; from a distance,
  all I could see of her was that her hair was a startling
  shade of red. (Compound)
 P. 375 – Par. 3 – As they approached, I could see how
  different they were from the Cullen's. (Complex)
 P. 376 – Par. 4 – His eyes ,though still, somehow seemed
  the most vigilant. (Complex)
 P. 380 – Par. 3 – Alice was instantly at my side, and Emmett
  fell back slowly, his eyes locked on James as he backed
  toward us. (Compound-Complex)
        Sentence Variety Completed
 P. 380 - Par. 5 – The whole time I’d been rotted in
  place, terrified into absolute immobility.
  (Complex)
 P. 381 – Par. 3 – Edward was growling something
  too fast for me to understand, but it sounded a lot
  like a string of profanities. (Compound)
 P. 381 – Par 4 – We hit the main road, and though
  our speed increased, I could see much better
  where we were going. (Compound-Complex)

								
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