always appearing constrained, boorish, and dull.

Category: Mind | Type: Discussion | Title: David Copperfield (in Context) | Author: Charles Dickens | Ch: My Holidays. Especially One Happy Afternoon

Apart from the bite, David's response to the Murdstones resembles his mother's surrender. In a moment David writes, "He ordered me like a dog, and I obeyed like a dog."

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