David Copperfield Chapter Summary - Part 1
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CHAPTER 13 – THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
On the way to Dover, Copperfield sells his waistcoat and jacket for money to buy food. He walks all the way to Dover to see his aunt. Once Copperfield explains the situation, she seemed nice and welcoming.
CHAPTER 14 – MY AUNT MAKES HER MIND UP ABOUT ME
Betsey Trotwood writes a letter to Murdstone telling him where Copperfield is. Mr and Miss Murdstone come to collect him, but Betsey Trotwood says that she wants to take care of him.
Betsey Trotwood tells Copperfield that he is her adoptive son and change his name to David Trotwood Copperfield.
CHAPTER 15 – I MAKE ANOTHER BEGINNING
Mr Dick (Betsey Trotwood’s lodger) and Copperfield become good friends.
Copperfield’s aunt decides that Copperfield is to go to school in Canterbury. He stays with Mr Wickfield, a lawyer, and his daughter and housemaid, Agnes. Uriah Heep is Wickfield’s clerk.
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