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By Charles Dickens

David Copperfield is the tale of a tender man’s adventures on his trip from an unsatisfied and impoverished formative years to the invention of his vocation as a winning novelist. one of the gloriously vibrant solid of characters he encounters are his tyrannical stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; his ambitious aunt, Betsey Trotwood; the forever humble but treacherous Uriah Heep; frivolous, mesmerizing Dora; and the magnificently impecunious Micawber, one in every of literature’s nice comedian creations. In David Copperfield—the novel he defined as his “favorite child”—Dickens drew revealingly on his personal reviews to create considered one of his such a lot exuberant and enduringly renowned works, packed with tragedy and comedy in equivalent degree. This variation makes use of the textual content of the 1st e-book version of 1850 comprises up to date feedback for extra studying, a revised chronology, and accelerated notes creation discusses the novel's autobiographical parts and its important topics of reminiscence and identification

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Gummidge casts a damp on our departure. My magnificent order at the public-house. I make myself known to my Aunt. The momentous interview. I return to the Doctor's after the party. Somebody turns up. My first fall in life. We arrive unexpectedly at Mr. Peggotty's fireside. I make the acquaintance of Miss Mowcher. Martha. Uriah persists in hovering near us, at the dinner party. I fall into captivity. We are disturbed in our cookery. I find Mr. Barkis going out with the tide. Mr. Peggotty and Mrs.

I Have A Memorable Birthday X. I Become Neglected, and Am Provided For XI. I Begin Life On My Own Account, and Don't Like It XII. Liking Life On My Own Account No Better, I Form a Great Resolution XIII. The Sequel of My Resolution XIV. My Aunt Makes Up Her Mind About Me XV. I Make Another Beginning XVI. I Am a New Boy In More Senses Than One XVII. Somebody Turns Up XVIII. A Retrospect XIX. I Look About Me, and Make a Discovery XX. Steerforth's Home XXI. Little Em'ly XXII. Some Old Scenes, and Some New People XXIII.

A dark store-room opens out of it, and that is a place to be run past at night; for I don't know what may be among those tubs and jars and old tea-chests, when there is nobody in there with a dimly-burning light, letting a mouldy air come out of the door, in which there is the smell of soap, pickles, pepper, candles, and coffee, all at one whiff. Then there are the two parlours: the parlour in which we sit of an evening, my mother and I and Peggotty—for Peggotty is quite our companion, when her work is done and we are alone—and the best parlour where we sit on a Sunday; grandly, but not so comfortably.

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