David Copperfield - Chapter 36 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 36 Summary

David begins getting his life in order by going out to visit Dr. Strong. Here he learns that Jack Maldon has returned from India. Maldon himself arrives at the house while David is discussing the terms of his new position. Maldon invites Mrs. Strong out to the opera. She tries to refuse but her husband insists that she go.

Mr. Dick also wants to help earn money. Traddles gets him work copying documents. Mr. Micawber has also found work. He accepts a position from Uriah Heep to work as a clerk in Canterbury. While David is concerned and suspicious of Heep, he is happy for the Micawbers and wishes them well.

Chapter 36 Analysis

The plot surrounding Mrs. Strong and Jack Maldon continues to make the characters uncomfortable and suspicious of each other. It starts to seem that Mrs. Strong is trying to resist Maldon but is having...

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