Tuesday, December 15, 2009

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, reviewed by Jatin Tanwar

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

Reviewed by
Name: Jatin Tanwar
School: Gyan Mandir Public School

1. About the Author
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was one of the greatest English novelist of the nineteenth century. His family was very poor. When Charles was twelve years old his father was sent to prison for dept Charles, for a short time, had to work in a factory. Later he became a journalist in London. He began to write novels soon became a famous novelist.
2. Characters
i) David Copperfield Son and writer
ii) Miss betsy Trotwood Father’s aunt
iii) Chillip Doctor
iv) Peggoty Servant

3. Review
David Copperfield is narrating the story. He was born at Blunderstone near Yarmouth. His father died six months before his birth. One day, before he born, a lady named Betsy Trotwood, who was his father’s aunt came to his house. She said to his mother, “You’ve married a silly plaything, was a doll.” Then she asked his mother that was she Mr. David Copperfield. His mother replied yes. And then she started crying. After that Mr. Betsy asked her servant’s name. His mother replied Peggotty. Mrs. Betsy asked Peggotty to bring her mistress a cup of tea his mother was alright. Then suddenly his mother fell ill and ran upward the stairs to bet. Dr. Cillip stayed with her till he was born.

4. My Opinion
In my opinion this book is really good and interesting. I suggest all to read this book and enjoy.

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