David Copperfield - Study Guide Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 Summary

David sets out on the road to Dover. Along the way, he sells most of his clothes to buy food and sleeps outside at night. The journey frightens him and leaves a deep impression in his mind. When he finally reaches Dover, he has trouble locating his aunt's house. When he finally finds her house, he discovers that she is sharing the house with a man known only as Mr. Dick. It is a pleasant house despite being run by Miss Betsy's many eccentric habits. She takes David in, and feeds and bathes him. As David falls asleep that first night, he is unsure if she will keep him or what she might decide to do with him.

Chapter 13 Analysis

David's journey to Dover is marked by hunger and poverty. No one helps David and most people try to cheat him in some way. Coming from such...

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