David Copperfield: Character Analysis & Overview


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What is the name of David's beloved nanny?

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1. What does Aunt Betsey do to help David?

2. Who does Emily run away with?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Considered by most critics to be an autobiographical novel, David Copperfield is Charles Dickens' rich account of a young man's journey from childhood innocence to a mature understanding of himself and the surrounding world. This lesson summarizes the novel's plot, lists the main characters, and looks at some of the novel's key themes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

As part of this lesson on David Copperfield, you'll be quizzed on the following details of the novel:

  • Betsy Trotwood's role in the story
  • The subplot involving Emily Peggotty
  • David's first marriage
  • David's search for the right career

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - make sure you can read a summary and analysis of David Copperfield and understand the main points
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to explain the different roles of the novel's main characters
  • Information recall - access your knowledge on the plot, characters and themes in David Copperfield

Additional Learning

For a fuller understanding of novel's plot and characters, read the lesson, David Copperfield: Characters Analysis and Overview. The lesson will help you with the following goals:

  • Understand the novel's plot and subplots
  • Describe Dickens' method of characterization
  • Explain the novel's themes of social class and family bonds
  • Understand David's journey of personal growth and self-awareness