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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Favell want?
2. Why are the shops in Layton closed?
3. What is Mrs. Danvers doing as she tells Mrs. de Winter about the night Rebecca died?
4. What does the narrator's dream suggest?
5. What does the Coroner say about Mr Tubb's workmanship?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In a thoughtful essay, examine the place of landscape in the novel. Does it connect with character, theme and action? Does it provide emotional depth? Remember that there is not only the landscape at Manderley. Write 500 words.
Essay Topic 2
What elements of the novel Rebecca do you think are similar to the fairy-tale? In your answer, refer to characters and structure as well as subtext. Does the novel subvert the fairytale elements to any extent?
Essay Topic 3
"Rebecca contains a critique of the luxurious, idle lives of the British landed gentry." Do you agree? Is there evidence of such a critique?
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