David Copperfield Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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• David's father dies six months before David is born at his family home, "The Rookery", in the presence of Peggotty and his mother.

• David's aunt is present for his birth but leaves after realizing he is not a girl.

• A conflict ensues between David's mother and Peggotty when Clara begins to date Mr. Murdstone, who treats David poorly.

• Peggotty recommends that she and David take a trip to Yarmouth and David's mother agrees.

• David is introduced to Peggotty's family: Mr. Peggotty, Mrs. Gummidge, Emily, and Ham who live in a boat that has been converted into a house.

• David returns home to learn that his mother has married Mr. Murdstone and his life has been drastically altered.

• David's mother is offended by David's negative feelings toward Mr. Murdstone, who is a very strict and cruel stepfather.

• Mr. Murdstone's sister moves in and helps her brother break the spirits of the...

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