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The personal history of David Copperfield

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Published by Bradbury & Evans in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesDavid Copperfield
Statementby Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by H.K. Browne
ContributionsBrowne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882, ill, Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, inscriber
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, [2], 624 p. :
Number of Pages624
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24349255M
LC Control Number87436525
OCLC/WorldCa8396261

With the help of Martha, her uncle finds her there, after Rosa Dartle rants at her, while David watches unseen. He appears at Betsey Trotwood's house after David runs away. He befriends David as a young boy in London, taking him as a lodger. Murdstone takes David to his bedroom to beat him, and David bites his hand. Micawber as a clerk.

Wickfield is an off-putting teenaged clerk named Uriah Heep. Was he like this in the book, I kept asking myself. He later winds up in prison for embezzlement, and his manners allow him to con his way to the stature of Model Prisoner in Creakle's establishment. David spends the next three years in continental Europe, and, when he returns, he marries Agnes. Jack Maldon — A cousin and childhood sweetheart of Annie Strong.

Miss Betsey arranges for David to go to a school run by Doctor Strong and to stay with her business manager, Mr. Daniel Peggotty — Peggotty's brother; a humble but generous Yarmouth fisherman who takes his nephew Ham and niece Emily into his custody after each of them has been orphaned. So, when Dora dies, the reader sees that the topic of grief is dropped in a hurry, as if Copperfield had more important things to do than to indulge in sorrow: "this is not the time at which I am to enter a state of mind beneath its load of sorrow", [52] which creates a question and an embarrassment: is Copperfield protecting himself from his confusion, or does he shed some crocodile tears for form? She lives on, but she never recovers from the shock. As a young child, he spends a few days with Peggotty at the home of her brother, Mr.


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Phiz brings together in a single image a whole bunch of unwritten information, which Dickens approved and probably even suggested. Emily, meanwhile, still has her head turned to Ham but the body is withdrawn and the look has become both challenging and provocative.

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Cast The narrative is told in a personal way by David Copperfield himself Dev Patelwho takes us on a journey through his life and the many ups and downs he experiences. The personal history of David Copperfield book meet again later and become lifelong friends. Betsey lives in a cottage where she is constantly shooing passing donkeys off her property.

David was born in BlunderstoneSuffolk, England, six months after the death of his father. Shortly after David returns to Salem House, his mother and her baby die, and David returns home immediately. When the Murdstones tell David that his mother has died and is already buried, he escapes the factory.

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Patel is Oscar-worthy as David. He presents himself as self-deprecating and talks of being "umble", but gradually reveals his wicked and twisted character. She is a self-described "lone, lorn creetur" who spends much of her time pining for "the old 'un" her late husband. After David's mother dies, Mr Murdstone sends him to work in his factory in London, where he has to clean wine bottles.

A rivalry existed between these two major writers, though it preoccupied Thackeray more than Dickens. During this time Emily returns to London after being abandoned in Naples by Steerforth. Here, the narration has disappeared, it has given way to a list, an enumeration of events. Ham Peggotty — The good-natured nephew of Mr Peggotty who is tall and strong, and becomes a skilled boat builder.

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He feels guilty that, through his love, he has hurt his daughter by keeping her too close to himself. He dies suddenly of a heart attack while driving his phaeton home. He looks weak, both in health and character; his head seems to be very heavy for him; he walks on one side, and has a big nose.

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