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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are the qualities the narrator believes a person must have to be well-bred?
2. What is the "frightful word of six letters" to which the narrator refers?
3. Who is Captain Searle?
4. Who discovers Baker's phone number?
5. What does Maxim tell his wife to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
"Romance and drama are essential to interesting lives, and Rebecca supplies plenty of this!" Examine the romance and drama in Rebecca. What techniques does the author use to create a strong story that engages the reader?
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
"Daphne du Maurier's accomplishment is to build a tense and engaging story around an essentially weak protagonist." Do you agree? Discuss with close reference to the characters and relationships depicted in the novel.
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