Symbolism of Magnets in “Twilight Eclipse”


What two magnets symbolize in Twilight Eclipse?


When in chapter 4, the rivalry of Edward and Jacob starts to rise, Bella forces two contrasting magnets to stay close on her fridge. Although, it takes her to make effort, however she manages to bring them closer. Here these two magnets in fact symbolize Edward and Jacob. It is also interesting to note that the action of Bella against natural physics of both magnets that raises a question: whether her choice of forcing two opposing magnets is a good idea?