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by Daphne du Maurier

Rebecca: The many Mrs. de Winters of Manderley (content quiz) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Rebecca? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is Mrs. de Winter’s dog’s name?

She has a cat named Mr. Fluffles
Q. Why is it problematic that Rebecca’s body is found?

There is proof that Maxim murdered her
Maxim realizes that he is still in love with her
There is proof that Rebecca committed suicide, so Maxim doesn’t get her life insurance
Maxim already identified another body as Rebecca’s
Q. What is “[t]hat frightful word of six letters”?

Q. How does Favell know Rebecca?

They are cousins and lovers (ew)
He’s Rebecca’s brother
Favell is Maxim’s first name
Favell never knew Rebecca
Q. What does Dr. Baker reveal about Rebecca?

She was a terrible person
She had a tumor and a malformation of the uterus
She was depressed
She planned to murder Maxim