Unformatted text preview: is getting compared to the late Rebecca. She learns that everybody loved Rebecca. She was sociable, beautiful, charming, graceful, and even sporty. Our main character is none of those, and therefore, she has very low self-esteem. When she hears Ben, who is retarded, talk about this cruel, snake-like woman, she doesn’t even realize that it’s perfect Rebecca. Because Ben was only an “idiot”, Rebecca didn’t feel the need to act the way she did with everybody else so she showed her true colors. So while everybody in the story and the reader seems to be fooled into thinking that Rebecca is a goddess, this passage shows the other, truthful side of her....
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- Spring '11
- English, English-language films, 2007 singles, 2007 albums, main character, Rebecca Passage