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* BuryYourGays: Played straight in the book with Mrs. Danvers, and if one subscribes to the film's heavy suggestion she's a lesbian in the film.

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* BuryYourGays: Played straight Averted in the book with Mrs. Danvers, and played straight if one subscribes to the film's heavy suggestion she's a lesbian in the film.

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* BuryYourGays: Played straight in the book with Mrs. Danvers, and if one subscribes to the film's heavy suggestion she's a lesbian in the film.

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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Jack Favell. [[spoiler:By informing Mrs. Danvers that Rebecca had deceived them and that Maxim had been cleared of any murder charges, he unknowingly caused Manderley's destruction]].


%%* BirdsOfAFeather: The heroine and Maxim are this. - ZCE

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%%* * BirdsOfAFeather: The heroine and Maxim are this. - ZCEthis.


** Conversely, Rebecca and Favell get along too well for Maximís comfort.



* WrongGenreSavvy: The second Mrs. de Winter keeps imagining herself as the heroine of a conventional romance novel, instead of a gothic romance. What

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* WrongGenreSavvy: The second Mrs. de Winter keeps imagining herself as the heroine of a conventional romance novel, instead of a gothic romance. What JustifiedTrope since the first act of the novel plays out like a straightforward romance novel, except what should be the happily ever after ending is actually the beginning of the story at Manderley.


* FourTemperamentEnsemble: Debatably in the case of Rebecca herself, since her character derived from hearsay, but otherwise the main characters fit quit nicely:
** The narrator (Phlegmatic), Maxim (Melancholic), Mrs Danvers (Choleric), Rebecca (Sanguine).
***Alternatively Favell also counts as sanguine.



* WrongGenreSavvy: The second Mrs. de Winter keeps imagining herself as the heroine of a conventional romance novel, instead of a gothic romance.

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* WrongGenreSavvy: The second Mrs. de Winter keeps imagining herself as the heroine of a conventional romance novel, instead of a gothic romance. What


* AgeGapRomance: Downplayed. Maxim is a widower in his early forties when he marries the heroine, who is in her early twenties. Deconstructed slightly in that as much as they love one another, and even without the spectre of Rebecca haunting them, there is a lot of insecurity on both sides due to the age gap: Maxim occasionally wonders whether he is too old to relate to her, and if she would have been better of with someone her age, while the heroine is resentful of being treated like a child, and feels inferior to Maxim due to her relative youth and naiveté.

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* AgeGapRomance: Downplayed. Maxim is a widower in his early forties when he marries the heroine, who is in her early twenties. Deconstructed slightly in that as As much as they love one another, and even without the spectre of Rebecca haunting them, there is a lot of insecurity on both sides due to the age gap: Maxim occasionally wonders whether he is too old to relate to her, and if she would have been better of with someone her age, while the heroine is resentful of being treated like a child, and feels inferior to Maxim due to her relative youth and naiveté.


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* IntimateHairBrushing: Mrs Danvers talks lovingly of brushing Rebecca's hair every night before bed. She even has her hairbrush left exactly as it was when she was alive.

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* HaughtyHelp: Mrs Danvers the housekeeper is contemptuous of her employer's new wife, trying to bully and belittle her. Mrs Danvers had a very close attachment to the previous lady of the house, the titular Rebecca, and does not believe that the replacement is worthy of Rebecca's place.


A new adaption for Netflix is in the works, to be directed by Ben Wheatley (''Film/HighRise'', ''Film/FreeFire'', ''Film/KillList'') and starring Creator/LilyJames as the second Mrs. de Winter and Creator/ArmieHammer as Maxim de Winter.

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A new adaption for Netflix is in the works, to be directed by Ben Wheatley (''Film/HighRise'', ''Film/FreeFire'', ''[[Film/FreeFire2017 Free Fire]]'', ''Film/KillList'') and starring Creator/LilyJames as the second Mrs. de Winter and Creator/ArmieHammer as Maxim de Winter.


* LiteraryNecrophilia: The book got a sequel in Susan Hill's ''Mrs. De Winter''.

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* LiteraryNecrophilia: The book got a sequel in Susan Hill's ''Mrs. De Winter''.Winter'', which in its turn was followed by Sally Beauman's ''Rebecca's Tale'', which veers into {{Prequel}} territory in part of its narrative.


A new adaption for Netflix is in the works, to be directed by Ben Wheatley (''Film/HighRise'', ''Film/Sightseers'', ''Film/FreeFire'', ''Film/KillList'') and starring Creator/LilyJames as the second Mrs. de Winter and Creator/ArmieHammer as Maxim de Winter.

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A new adaption for Netflix is in the works, to be directed by Ben Wheatley (''Film/HighRise'', ''Film/Sightseers'', ''Film/FreeFire'', ''Film/KillList'') and starring Creator/LilyJames as the second Mrs. de Winter and Creator/ArmieHammer as Maxim de Winter.


A new adaption for Netflix is in the works, to be directed by Ben Wheatley (''Film/HighRise'', ''Film/AFieldInEngland'', ''Film/FreeFire'', ''Film/KillList'') and starring Creator/LilyJames as the second Mrs. de Winter and Creator/ArmieHammer as Maxim de Winter.

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A new adaption for Netflix is in the works, to be directed by Ben Wheatley (''Film/HighRise'', ''Film/AFieldInEngland'', ''Film/Sightseers'', ''Film/FreeFire'', ''Film/KillList'') and starring Creator/LilyJames as the second Mrs. de Winter and Creator/ArmieHammer as Maxim de Winter.


A new adaption for Creator/Netflix is in the works, to be directed by Ben Wheatley (''Film/HighRise'', ''Film/AFieldInEngland'', ''Film/FreeFire'', ''Film/KillList'') and starring Creator/LilyJames as the second Mrs. de Winter and Creator/ArmieHammer as Maxim de Winter.

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A new adaption for Creator/Netflix Netflix is in the works, to be directed by Ben Wheatley (''Film/HighRise'', ''Film/AFieldInEngland'', ''Film/FreeFire'', ''Film/KillList'') and starring Creator/LilyJames as the second Mrs. de Winter and Creator/ArmieHammer as Maxim de Winter.


A new adaption for ''Creator/Netflix'' is in the works, to be directed by Ben Wheatley (''Film/HighRise'', ''Film/AFieldInEngland'', ''Film/FreeFire'', ''Film/KillList'') and starring Creator/LilyJames as the second Mrs. de Winter and Creator/ArmieHammer as Maxim de Winter.

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A new adaption for ''Creator/Netflix'' Creator/Netflix is in the works, to be directed by Ben Wheatley (''Film/HighRise'', ''Film/AFieldInEngland'', ''Film/FreeFire'', ''Film/KillList'') and starring Creator/LilyJames as the second Mrs. de Winter and Creator/ArmieHammer as Maxim de Winter.


A new adaption for Netflix is in the works, to be directed by Ben Wheatley (''Film/HighRise'', ''Film/AFieldInEngland'', ''Film/FreeFire'', ''Film/KillList'') and starring Creator/LilyJames as the second Mrs. de Winter and Creator/ArmieHammer as Maxim de Winter.

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A new adaption for Netflix ''Creator/Netflix'' is in the works, to be directed by Ben Wheatley (''Film/HighRise'', ''Film/AFieldInEngland'', ''Film/FreeFire'', ''Film/KillList'') and starring Creator/LilyJames as the second Mrs. de Winter and Creator/ArmieHammer as Maxim de Winter.

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