David Copperfield - Chapter 24 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 24 Summary

Steerforth comes to visit David at his new lodgings. David arranges an elaborate dinner party to welcome Steerforth and his friends from Oxford. During the party, David gets extremely drunk and is persuaded by the others to go to the theater while intoxicated. There, in his drunken state, he happens to see Agnes. She is angry to see him drunk and convinces him to go home. He does and wakes up the next day with a terrible hangover and regrets all the things he did while drunk.

Chapter 24 Analysis

Again Steerforth leads David astray and takes advantage of his hospitality. The trouble that David goes to in order to please Steerforth is immense and Steerforth acts as though he is used to people sparing no expense to please him. Steerforth encourages David to get drunk and then takes him out to the theater because it amuses him...

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