David Copperfield - Chapter 47 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 47 Summary

Mr. Peggotty and David go in search of Martha. Eventually they find her and share their information about Emily. Martha promises to contact them if she hears anything or sees Emily.

Coming home late at night, David sees a man outside of his aunt's house and discovers it is the same man he saw bothering her before in London. He sees his aunt give the man money and plead for him to leave her alone. David tries to stop him but his aunt tells him to come inside to talk about the situation. She explains that the man is her husband who everyone believes has been dead for many years. She briefly explains how he betrayed her and that he appears from time to time to demand money from her. She tells David that she never wants to discuss this painful subject again.

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