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Montreal Dickens Fellowship Study Questions: “David Copperfield”
Westmount Public Library
January 7, 2020 1:00-3:00
Chapters 15 - 22

  1. Jack Maldon is one of Dickens’ bad guys. Compare him and contrast him to Uriah Heep.
  2. Comment on Mr.Wickfield’s alcohol use.
  3. Who is Betsy Trotwood’s mysterious man? Comment on Dickens' use of foreshadowing and suspense.
  4. Does David become less naïve as he matures?
  5. Agnes is always so angelic. Is she a believable character?
  6. Mr. Dick is one of Dickens’ most lovable characters. Why? What role does he serve in the book?
  7. Do you sympathize with Lil Emily, with Martha?
  8. Contrast Steerforth’s home and the Peggoty’s home.