David Copperfield - Chapter 22 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 22 Summary

During the visit, David stays at Peggotty's house while Steerforth stays at the inn. Because of this, they spend a lot of time apart, and Steerforth often goes out on his own with the fishermen. David often goes to visit his old house, "The Rookery." One evening, he returns to find Steerforth very upset. Steerforth will not explain why.

They discuss leaving the next day. Steerforth reveals that he has bought a boat and that Littimer has come to town as well. When they arrive at the inn for dinner, Littimer brings in a hairdresser named Miss Mowcher. She is a middle-aged dwarf who caters to the rich and famous. She gives Steerforth a hair treatment and shares some gossip about other customers.

When David arrives back at Peggotty's home, he finds Ham and Emily. Emily is having a secret meeting with Martha, a former resident of...

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