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David Copperfield Chapter Summary - Part 1
(Jump to chapters 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-21, 22-24, 25-27, 28-30, 31-32, Jump to the second part)

    By Poppy Edmunds

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Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House  


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CHAPTER 4 – I FALL INTO DISGRACE

After failing to successfully complete some lessons, Copperfield is whipped and he bites a hole in Murdstone’s arm. He then is locked in his room for 5 days. Murdstone complains that Clara Copperfield is too weak.

 

CHAPTER 5 – I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME

Copperfield is extremely upset when he is sent away to school. (He learns that he has been sent early as a punishment). Mr Mell looks after him until the other pupils arrive. However, he is made to wear a plaque on his back, which reads Take Care of Him, He Bites. Mr Creakle, the headmaster, is extremely nasty and violent.

 

CHAPTER 6 – I ENLARGE MY CIRCLE OF ACQAINTANCE

The other pupils arrive at the school and he meets an extremely sympathetic boy, 6 years older than him, named Steerforth. 

 

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