Rebecca Film Summary & Analysis

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Themes

Finding True Love

Finding true love is one of the greatest themes of Rebecca. Although Maxim was married to a woman whom everyone respected and admired, he was never happy because she was not his true love. He had only married her because she could run his house well, he was fascinated by her, and she was of the proper social standing.

Until the Second Mrs. de Winter comes along, Maxim has no idea what it is like to experience true love. After their first meeting, the two begin spending a lot of time with each other. As they come to know each other better, they realize how much they enjoy being with each other. Before their time is over, they have fallen in love. Maxim knows the true joy of falling in love with the Second Mrs. de Winter.

True love can easily be tarnished, however, and...

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