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Rebecca: Scene Analysis

Scene to analyse Plot development – what’s happening? Characterisation – who is in the scene? How is their character developed? Thematic concerns –
(eg. Madness, obsession, isolation, death, love etc) Gothic conventions:

Film techniques - Visual

Film techniques – Verbal
Diegetic + non diegetic

Scene 1
Mrs Van Hopper finds out about ‘the girl’ and Maxim The girl is panicking because she is leaving and wants to find maxim while Mrs Van Hopper is in the car waiting to leave.
In front of max she is delighted but when he is gone she is angry and disappointed.

Scene 2
The proposal / wedding He proposed to not make her leave but he wasn’t in the same room when he proposed and called her a little fool.
When she says I love you he says bless you for that.

Scene 3
Arriving at Manderley They are driving through the gates of manderley
The girl is nervous about being at manderley
Its starts to rain (pathetic fallacy)

Mrs danvours seems jealous of the girl We still don’t really know maxim even though the girl has married him

Transgression
Because the girl married him without thought or consideration

Pathetic fallacy
Wind, rain, fog etc

Filling the screen with manderley makes the house over whelming .

Close up of the girls face of her expression and her fear of the house

Panned across manderly to show how big the house is

Wide shot that shows us the full length of the room and all of the staff

Architect is gothic

Mrs danvers close up shows that she has more power and domineering - changes to a minor key to give a more sinister feeling
- music builds to a crescendo when the house is relieved
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Scene 4
Rebecca’s bedroom The use of levels while the girl is still sitting shows that mrs danvours is more dominate

The body language between the girl and Mrs danvours are completely different the girl is slouched and is leaning of the furniture while Mrs danvours

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