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* TrueBlueFemininity: Bella begins wearing blue quite a bit after beginning her relationship with Edward, as he thinks she looks pretty in the color. Notable examples include her prom dress and the cocktail dress Alice dresses her in when she first awakens as a vampire.


* ActionMom: After she had a child and became a vampire, in that order.

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* ActionMom: [[spoiler: After she had a child and became a vampire, in that order.order. It's subverted though, as she never actually gets to do any fighting in the end; at most she hunts some mountain lions and deer, which are no match at all for her vampire strength]].



* AdaptationalBadass: In the films, she gets a few moments that make her more badass than she was in the books. In ''Twilight'', when she's surrounded by creeps in Port Angeles she manages to [[GroinAttack knee one of them in groin]]. She later uses pepper spray on James; it doesn't do much, but points for trying. In ''Eclipse'', she cuts her arm with a rock to distract Victoria and Riley to help Edward (in the book, she merely contemplates ''stabbing'' herself with it, but the fight is over pretty quickly before she can do anything). Finally, in ''Breaking Dawn: Part 2'', she actually gets to participate in the battle with the Volturi and takes out several vampires, including [[spoiler: [[BigBad Aro himself]] with Edward's help, even though it does turn out to be only a vision]].



* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: She wants to date Edward even though he is "dangerous," and also starts to gain interest in Jacob only ''after'' he becomes a werewolf. She is put off by Edward when he first acts gruff with her, but, weirdly enough, is never deterred by him [[StalkingIsLove stalking]] or manhandling her, nor by the knowledge that he has killed hundreds of people. However, she doesn't seem to use the stereotypical justifications ("I can change you", "He was just having a bad day"), and is (as noted) originally creeped out by Edward's hostile behavior towards her (though she is, amusingly, always DistractedByTheSexy). Her reaction to Jacob's change of personality is basically: "How dare you abandon me after making me emotionally dependent on you! Also, I think you joined a cult. Also, that's hot."

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* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: She wants to date Edward even though he is "dangerous," and also starts to gain interest in Jacob only ''after'' he becomes a werewolf. She is put off by Edward when he first acts gruff with her, but, weirdly enough, is never deterred by him [[StalkingIsLove stalking]] or manhandling her, nor by the knowledge that he has killed hundreds of people. However, she doesn't seem to use the stereotypical justifications ("I ("[[ICanChangeMyBeloved I can change you", you]]", "He was just having a bad day"), and is (as noted) originally creeped out by Edward's hostile behavior towards her (though she is, amusingly, always DistractedByTheSexy). Her reaction to Jacob's change of personality is basically: "How dare you abandon me after making me emotionally dependent on you! Also, I think you joined a cult. Also, that's hot."



* AmbiguousDisorder: Particularly in ''New Moon'':
** She becomes [[HeroicBSOD very depressed]] after Edward leaves her, which continues for months; even a year later, she's only slightly improved.
** She suffers [[BadDreams horrific nightmares]], becomes apathetic about everything and even seems to harbour suicidal thoughts, believing her life isn't worth continuing without Edward.
** She also begins [[HearingVoices hearing Edward's voice]](and there's no suggestion this has an actual supernatural cause) in the film adaptation she outright [[HelpfulHallucination hallucinates]] him. This is usually only when she's engaged in risky behaviour, causing her to start pulling stunts like approaching random bikers (one of whom she actually mistakes for her ''would-be rapist''), jumping off cliffs into the ocean, hiking in the woods by herself whilst a killer is on the loose and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking riding a motorcycle without a helmet]]...just so she can hear Edward.
*** And this isn't even getting into the {{Alternative Character Interpretation}}s of her behaviour and mental state throughout the series.



* ClingyJealousGirl: In regards to Edward.

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* ClingyJealousGirl: In regards to Edward. Though she's not as bad as him, she gets quite jealous if any other women show him attention and tends to think catty things about them. She's even reluctant to invite Tanya to [[spoiler: their ''wedding'']] because she used to have a crush on Edward; she only relents when Edward points out Tanya and the Denalis are the closest thing he has to family and he wants them to be there.



* HappilyMarried: To Edward in ''Breaking Dawn: Part 1''.

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* HappilyMarried: [[spoiler: To Edward in ''Breaking Dawn: Part 1''.Dawn'']].


* ColourCodedForYourConvenience: In the books, the Volturi's ranks are determined by the color of their cloak. The leaders, wives and Chelsea (the linchpin of the coven and guard) wear pure black, the permanent members of the guard are dark grey with Jane And Alec wearing the darkest shade while the transitory members of the guard wear lightest shade of gray.

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* ColourCodedForYourConvenience: In the books, the Volturi's ranks are determined by the color of their cloak. The leaders, wives and Chelsea (the linchpin of the coven and guard) wear pure black, the permanent members of the guard are wear dark grey with Jane And Alec wearing the darkest shade while the transitory replaceable members of the guard wear lightest shade of light gray.



-->"''Carlyle? With a Y?''"

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-->"''Carlyle? With a Y?''"-->"''Carlisle? Which is spelt with an S. Sweet, Bianca.''"



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Aro and Gaius, despite their cruelty and manipulative ways while ruling the vampire world, do in fact value the lives of their wives Sulpicia and Athenodora, ensuring that they are perfectly protected at all times.

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Aro and Gaius, Caius, despite their cruelty and manipulative ways while ruling the vampire world, do in fact value the lives of their wives Sulpicia and Athenodora, ensuring that they are perfectly protected at all times.



* TheEmpath: Marcus whose talent is seeing relationships between people.

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* TheEmpath: Marcus whose talent is seeing and identifying relationships between people.



* TheLancer: Demetri, being Volturi's tracker and one of their main combatants.

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* TheLancer: Demetri, being Volturi's tracker and one of their main combatants.fighters.



* MoreThanMindControl: Two members of the guard, Chelsea and Corin. Chelsea can influence emotional ties between people, strengthening, weakening or severing them entirely, and is mainly used dissolves ties between the Volturi's enemies and keeps the coven functional. Corin can induce others with a drug-like influence that keeps people content, so to keep the Volturi's wives content with their prison-like circumstances.

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* MoreThanMindControl: Two members of the guard, Chelsea and Corin. Corin.
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Chelsea can influence emotional ties between people, strengthening, weakening or severing them entirely, and is mainly used dissolves ties between the Volturi's enemies and keeps the coven functional. functional and stable.
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Corin can induce others with a drug-like influence that keeps people content, so to keep the Volturi's Volturi wives content with their prison-like circumstances.



* TheQuietOne: Marcus doesn't talk much. Justified, [[TheEeyore since he is depressed most of the time]].

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* TheQuietOne: Marcus doesn't talk much. Justified, [[TheEeyore since he is depressed and bored most of the time]].



* ScarilyCompetentTracker: Demetri, with heavy emphasis placed on how much better he is at it than James.

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* ScarilyCompetentTracker: Demetri, with heavy emphasis placed on how much more powerful his tracking gift is and how much better he is at it than James.


%%* WaifProphet

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%%* WaifProphet* WaifProphet: She is described as pixie-like and has visions of the future.



%%* TheFashionista



* InfertilityAngst: Being a vampire renders a person "frozen in time" and therefore unable to become pregnant. Before her vampire transformation, she wanted children and now cannot have them. This is a source for a lot of her hostility towards Bella, because Bella wants to be a vampire and would willingly give up the one thing Rosalie truly wants and cannot have.



* RapeAndRevenge: She killed the men who gang-raped her and beat her almost to death.



* WrenchWench: At times.

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* WrenchWench: At times.Likes her [[CoolCar flashy cars]] and also fixes them up herself.


* {{Jerkass}}: Rosalie can be cold and unsympathetic.
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: She still cares about the rest of the Cullens, though. And eventually, she starts to treat Bella like a sister-in-law after Renesmee's birth.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Rosalie can be cold cold, unsympathetic, and unsympathetic.
bitterly cynical.
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: She still cares about the rest of the Cullens, those she loves, though. And eventually, she starts to treat Bella like a sister-in-law after Renesmee's birth.


** ''Bella'' is Latin for 'beautiful', so her name is "beautiful swan"i.e., what the Ugly Duckling grows up into.
** Probably unintentional, but given the conflicts she ends up causing, one considers the other Latin translation of "bella": ''wars''.

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** ''Bella'' is Latin for 'beautiful', so her although pulcher/pulchra is the typical Latin word for "beautiful". In most Latin texts "bella" is the plural of "bellum" and means "wars". Her name is "beautiful swan"i.e., what the Ugly Duckling grows up into.
** Probably unintentional, but given the conflicts she ends up causing, one considers the other most common Latin translation of "bella": ''wars''.''wars''.


* StalkingIsLove: One of the most {{egregious}} acts he does in the name of "love" is breaking into Bella's room every night to watch her sleep. And he did this ''before'' they were a couple.

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* StalkingIsLove: One of the most {{egregious}} JustForFun/{{egregious}} acts he does in the name of "love" is breaking into Bella's room every night to watch her sleep. And he did this ''before'' they were a couple.


%%* BadassBiker

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%%* BadassBiker* BadassBiker: Jacob had an interest in fixing and riding motorcycles before he became a werewolf, and over the course of three books, he cements his status as a badass werewolf who rides bikes.



* BoisterousBruiser

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* BoisterousBruiserBoisterousBruiser: Like Emmett, Jacob is very proud and loves a good scrap. In fact, one of the only he enjoys about becoming a werewolf is his newfound status as a tough guy who can take on vampires. In both ''Eclipse'' and ''Breaking Dawn'', Jacob has to accept that not all his problems can be solved with pure brawn.



* BrutalHonesty

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* BrutalHonestyBrutalHonesty: Jacob tends to not sugarcoat things. Though he does try to be softer with the people he cares about, his default reaction is still blunt honesty, a flaw that's juxtaposed with Edward's (who's often more secretive).



* CleaningUpRomanticLooseEnds: Jacob in the third book suffers from [[DerailingLoveInterests derailment]]: he goes from a friendly, devoted guy to a possessive jerk to better enable the canon couple. Then, in the last book, he imprints on Bella's newborn baby and conveniently is no longer at all attracted to Bella. In fact, with the notable exception of Leah, basically every major character is wonderfully paired off by the end of the series.
* CockFight: With Edward over the affections of Bella.

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* CleaningUpRomanticLooseEnds: Jacob in the third book suffers from [[DerailingLoveInterests derailment]]: he goes from a friendly, devoted guy to a possessive jerk to better enable the canon couple. Then, in the last book, he imprints on Bella's newborn baby and baby, is conveniently is no longer at all attracted to Bella.Bella, and mellows out considerably. In fact, with the notable exception of Leah, basically every major character is wonderfully paired off by the end of the series.
* CockFight: With Edward over the affections of Bella. Bella; their mutual prejudice towards each other's species contributes to it. Jacob winds up being the loser in the love triangle, though they do eventually become friends later as they put aside their differences for Belle'a sake in the second half of ''Eclipse'' and ''Breaking Dawn''.



* DeadpanSnarker

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* DeadpanSnarkerDeadpanSnarker: Jacob is very snarky and sardonic, especially as he grows increasingly cynical about his life and his place in the supernatural world from ''New Moon'' to ''Breaking Dawn''.



* {{Determinator}}

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* {{Determinator}}{{Determinator}}: Jacob is very stubborn and rarely ever gives up on the things he considers to be worthwhile. This is a both a strength and a flaw, depending on the situation.



* HairTriggerTemper: Justified due to his werewolf gene.

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* HairTriggerTemper: Justified due to his werewolf gene. Jacob was already hotheaded as a human, but this trait is amplified after his transformation into a werewolf, leading him to worry at times about turning into Sam.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Jacob can be selfish and hotheaded, and once he becomes a werewolf he's often characterized as a NobleBigot. Jake is also strong, loyal and courageous, a true friend, and often willing to put his own feelings and needs aside for the bigger picture, making him worthy of his status as [[spoiler: pack alpha]].

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Jacob can be selfish and hotheaded, and once he becomes a werewolf he's often characterized as a NobleBigot. Jake is also strong, loyal and courageous, a true friend, and is often willing to put his own feelings and needs aside for the bigger picture, making him worthy of his status as [[spoiler: pack alpha]].



* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent

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* OurWerewolvesAreDifferentOurWerewolvesAreDifferent: Jacob (as well as his pack) is more of a skinwalker or a shapeshifter than a traditional werewolf. He transforms into a full (albeit giant-sized) wolf instead of a biped hybrid, and he can bring on the transformation at any time of the day instead of just turning on the full moon.



* TookALevelInCheerfulness: After becoming increasingly aggressive in ''New Moon'', ''Eclipse'' and ''Breaking Dawn'', imprinting helps to relieve a lot of tension in Jake and leads him to becoming more laid back once more.

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* TookALevelInCheerfulness: After becoming increasingly cynical and aggressive in ''New Moon'', ''Eclipse'' and ''Breaking Dawn'', imprinting helps to relieve a lot of the tension in Jake and leads him to becoming more laid back amiable and laidback once more.

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* FatalFlaw: According to WordOfGod, her lack of self-knowlege/awareness, which prevents her from realising her true potential, recgonising others' feelings for her and vice versa, and seeing the value in herself that others do. Of course,  [[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation some readers' interpret her]] as having [[ItsAllAboutMe other]], [[TooDumbToLive more]] [[LethallyStupid fundamental]] [[DramaQueen flaws]]...


* TheSociopath: He has little regard for human life, and is said to be a very good torturer.

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* %%* TheSociopath: He has little regard for human life, and is said to be a very good torturer.


* DeflectorShields: Renata, a member of the guard and Aro's personal bodyguard whose talent is to psychic wave that repels an attacker by sending them off in another direction with [[LaserGuidedAmnesia no memory of what they were doing in the first place]].

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* DeflectorShields: Renata, a member of the guard and Aro's personal bodyguard whose talent is to project a psychic wave that repels an attacker by sending them off in another direction with [[LaserGuidedAmnesia no memory of what they were doing in the first place]].



* {{Sadist}}: Jane who enjoys the fear, respect her [[AgonyBeam power]] gives her. Also Caius, who is in the habit of using her power to punish offenders of the Volturi's laws before they are executed.

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* {{Sadist}}: Jane who enjoys the fear, fear and respect her [[AgonyBeam power]] gives her. Also Caius, who is in the habit of using her power to punish offenders of the Volturi's laws before they are executed.


* DeflectorShields: Renata, a member of the guard and Aro's personal bodyguard whose talent is to psychic wave that repels an attacker by sending them off in another direction with [[LaserGuidedAmnesia no memory of what they were doing in the first place]].
* DisproportionateRetribution: In ''Breaking Dawn - Part 1'', Aro orders the death of the secretary because she misspelled "Carlisle" in a note.
-->"''Carlyle? With a Y?''"



* LittleMissBadass: Jane. Despite being a little girl, she is very feared and respected by the other vampires.
* DisproportionateRetribution: In ''Breaking Dawn - Part 1'', Aro orders the death of the secretary because she misspelled "Carlisle" in a note.
-->"''Carlyle? With a Y?''"



* HumansAreSpecial: Although they tend to see humans only as food, and don't care much about their human servants, they do appreciate human art, literature, and music. They also acknowledge that taking over and ruling the planet is impossible.



* HumansAreSpecial: Although they tend to see humans only as food, and don't care much about their human servants, they do appreciate human art, literature, and music. They also acknowledge that taking over and ruling the planet is impossible.


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* LittleMissBadass: Jane. Despite being a little girl, changed at the age of 12 she is very feared and respected by the other vampires.


* AmbitionIsEvil: Aro, who [[spoiler:killed his sister to secure his power]].

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* AmbitionIsEvil: Aro, who [[spoiler:killed [[spoiler: killed his own sister to secure his power]].power]]. Caius as well.



* BloodKnight: Caius.



* ColourCodedForYourConvenience: In the books, the Volturi's ranks are determined by the color of their cloak. The leaders, wives and Chelsea (the linchpin of the coven and guard) wear pure black, the permanent members of the guard are dark grey with Jane And Alec wearing the darkest shade while the transitory members of the guard wear lightest shade of gray.



* TheEmpath: Marcus whose talent is seeing relationships between people.



* TheLancer: Demetri, being Volturi's tracker and one of their main combatants.



* ManipulativeBastard: Aro, who keeps using Marcus while also [[spoiler:having killed his wife without Marcus knowing]].

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* ManipulativeBastard: Aro, who keeps using Marcus while also [[spoiler:having killed his wife wife, and Aro's own sister without Marcus knowing]].knowing]].
* MoreThanMindControl: Two members of the guard, Chelsea and Corin. Chelsea can influence emotional ties between people, strengthening, weakening or severing them entirely, and is mainly used dissolves ties between the Volturi's enemies and keeps the coven functional. Corin can induce others with a drug-like influence that keeps people content, so to keep the Volturi's wives content with their prison-like circumstances.

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