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David Copperfield - Chapter 4

I Fall Into Disgrace - Davids return home to see his Mother is less than warm

Season 7, episode 4
47 min / Published

Whilst David was away at Peggoty's home, his mother remarries. David's new 'father' is a strict authoritarian and views emotions as signs of weakness. He believes in firmness and when David struggles in his studies he is quick to administer punishment.

David's relationship with his mother is further strained when talk of a boarding school education is raised.

  • classic
  • dickens
  • david copperfield
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Whilst David is away his mother remarries. The new man about the house is a strict disciplinarian and beats David when he makes mistakes with his studies.

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This episode is part of the David Copperfield series
Charles Dickens classic tale about the life and times our our eponymous hero.
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