David Copperfield by Charles Dickens | Chapters 25–27 | Summary and Q&A

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David Copperfield by Charles Dickens | Chapters 25–27

TL;DR

Agnes warns David about James Steerforth's influence while Uriah Heep takes advantage of her father's weakness.

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Key Insights

  • 👨 Agnes warns David about the dangerous influence of James Steerforth and the manipulation of her father's business by Uriah Heep.
  • 😡 David struggles to control his rage towards Uriah Heep during a dinner and tries to maintain a friendly appearance.
  • 👨 David worries about Agnes marrying Uriah Heep to protect her father's business interests.
  • 💍 Tommy Traddles is studying to become a lawyer and is engaged, despite not receiving the inheritance he expected.

Transcript

in chapter 25 of David Copperfield Agnes Wickfield sends David a note and he goes to see her at the home of her father's London agents mr. WaterBrook where she's staying he apologizes profusely Agnes is understanding but warns of James Steerforth is a dangerous friend their fathers drinking has gotten worse Uriah Heep has taken advantage of mr. wic... Read More

Questions & Answers

Q: Who warns David about James Steerforth and Uriah Heep?

Agnes Wickfield warns David about the dangerous friendship with James Steerforth and Uriah Heep's manipulation of her father's business.

Q: How does David react to Uriah Heep's presence during the dinner?

David controls his rage with difficulty as Uriah Heep continuously lurks near him, pretending to be friendly.

Q: Why is David worried about Agnes marrying Uriah Heep?

David is concerned that Agnes might marry Uriah Heep to protect her father's business interests due to the neglect of his business by her father.

Q: Who does David meet at Mr. Spenlow's house?

David meets Dora, Mr. Spenlow's daughter, who has recently returned from finishing school in Paris.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • Agnes warns David about James Steerforth's dangerous friendship and Uriah Heep's manipulation of her father's business.

  • David attends a dinner and encounters Uriah Heep, controlling his anger while trying to maintain appearances.

  • David worries that Agnes might marry Uriah Heep to protect her father's business interests.

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