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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? 

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This novel is full of symbols!  I will list the symbols and then explain their representations.

1.  Manderley - the grand estate owned by Max and his late wife, Rebecca.  It represents the money and prestige that the couple enjoyed.  It also represents mystery, as the truth about Rebecca's death comes to light.  By the time the events of the novel unfold, the house, to Daphne, represent a type of nightmare, of death:

The house was a sepulchre, our fear and suffering lay buried in the ruins. There would be no resurrection. (Chapter 1)

2.  Jasper - Max's dog.  At one point the narrator,...

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