Rebecca Questions and Answers
In Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier, why does the narrator-heroine remain nameless and is this namelessness symbolic in anyway?
Did Rebecca sleep with Giles? Frank? Favell? If Rebecca did sleep with Giles, why wasn't Beatrice mad? Also, did Frank make it clear that Rebecca had tried to sleep with him but he wouldn't? Did Rebecca sleep with Favell even though he was her cousin? The text says they had long nights together in her cottage on the beach.
In Rebecca, the novel of Daphne du Maurier, what is the comparison of Maxim's relationships with his first and second wives ?
In Rebecca, what is the relationship between Maxim de Winter and his dog Jasper, and its significance?
Could the plot of Rebecca make sense if the setting was America in the 21st century? Why or why not?
What are the relationships of some characters in Rebecca, with textual evidence, by Du Maurier? This is so I can make a sociogram based on Rebecca.
I need an allusion for the book Rebecca.What is being compared and how does it enrich the comparison? Allusion--a reader reading one piece of literature,and within it, there is a reference to another piece of literature. But see I don't remember the protagonist ever mentioning or comparing something she had read to what was happening with her life? I need help!! ASAP!
The Harper Collins edition of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca includes "The Rebecca Epilogue." In this chapter, why is Maxim is referred to as Henry?
How does Maxim and the narrator's love change after she finds out Maxim really did kill Rebecca? Where can I find textual evidence?
What are some symbols that represent each character in the book Rebecca? For example what is a symbol that represents the narrator, Maxim de Winter?
In Rebecca, the narrator is never named. What is the significance of this and what does it say about the narrator?
How do the female protagonists in Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House, Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, and Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca compare and contrast with respect to being presented as suffering and enduring?
Why does Daphne du Maurier never give the latest Mrs. de Winter a name? She is one of the very few characters in Western literature to have no name. What is the effect on the reader, to never know this important character's name? Does the fact that she has no name make her unimportant, or does her anonymity make her stand out in your mind?
In Rebecca what are the sources/meanings of "A denial heralded thrice the crowing of the cock" and "an insincerity was like the kiss of Judah"?
How does the opening chapter of Rebecca set up characterization, settings, character relationships and themes?
What literary techniques, aspects of language and narrative lure readers into a passive reading of Daphne Du Maurier's novel Rebecca?
What was the reason for the inquest of the death of Rebecca in Daphne Du Maurier's novel, Rebecca, and why was it ironic?
How do you think the characters' perspectives on Manderley change through the book? Are they happy to be there? Do you think they should have stayed away? Why does Maxim bring his bride back to Manderley, and how does being at Manderley change her?
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