it was probably about two months afterwards.

Category: Writing & Reading | Type: Discussion | Title: David Copperfield (in Context) | Author: Charles Dickens | Ch: I Observe

Dickens weaves a complex narrative course between two autobiographies—David's and Dickens's own, filtered through David. He, himself, is divided in two, the young protagonist experiencing events at the time and not knowing their conclusion, and the adult David writing. Only in the novel's last words will the two converge. 

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