David Copperfield is born (delivered by
Mr Chillip). It tells of how his father died when Clara, his mother, was 6 months
pregnant with him. David's father's aunt (Betsey Trotwood) arrives when he is
being born. She leaves when it is announced that the baby is a boy. Peggotty,
the housemaid is happy.
CHAPTER 2 – I OBSERVE
Clara Copperfield is out with Mr
Murdstone, and David speaks to Peggotty about marriage. She says she is quite
happy single. Clara Copperfield returns with Murdstone and Copperfield takes an
instant dislike to him.
3 – I HAVE A CHANGE
goes to Peggotty’s brother’s house to stay in Yarmouth. He falls in love
with Emily. (Mr Peggotty’s niece). They return home after 2 weeks, to find
Clara Copperfield married to Murdstone and his sister living there too.