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David Copperfield - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

After the funeral, the Murdstones fire Peggotty. Instead of trying to humiliate and punish David, they completely ignore him. When Peggotty tells David that she is returning to her family in Yarmouth, she suggests that he come with her for a visit in order to get out of the Murdstone house for a while. When the two of them go to Yarmouth, they ride with the same carriage driver, Mr. Barkis, who continues to drop hints about his willingness to marry Peggotty. When they reach Yarmouth, Peggotty asks David if he thinks it would be a good idea to marry Mr. Barkis. David is enthusiastic about the possible union.

David settles back into his routines at Yarmouth, and renews his crush on Emily. One day, David, Emily, Peggotty, and Mr. Barkis go on a picnic. One the way to the picnic, Mr. Barkis and Peggotty take a...

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