The Question and Answer section for Rebecca is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Even though Maxim makes his life altering confession, the narrator notices that the tea ritual carries on unchanged, “No crisis can break through the crust of habit.”
Sorry, this is only a short answer forum.
The narrator arrives at Maxim's estate and immediately feels a sense of intimidated by the servants, particularly the housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers, who runs the estate. There is the strange relationship between the housekeeper and the Rebecca as well...