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David Copperfield Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 16 Summary

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Chapter 16 Summary

David goes to his new school for the first time and meets the headmaster, Dr. Strong. At first David is confused about Dr. Strong's relationship with Annie, a much younger woman, but soon discovers that Annie is Dr. Strong's wife. Dr. Strong and Mr. Wickfield have a long discussion about one of Mrs. Strong's relatives, Jack Maldon. David is very anxious about his return to school, feeling that his experiences working in London and being homeless will be found out and used to ridicule him.

On returning from school, David feels at home in his new lodgings. David and the Wickfields agree that he will continue to live with them for the remainder of his schooldays. David also has another uncomfortable conversation with Uriah Heep, who confesses that he wishes to partner with Mr. Wickfield some day.

A few days later, there is a going away party...

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