David Copperfield Summary & Analysis

David Copperfield Chapter 1Summary & Analysis

Summary

David announces his intention to relate his life story, saying that the narrative itself will ultimately show whether he is the "hero of [his] own life." He begins with his birth, which took place in his family home ("the Rookery") in Blunderstone, Suffolk. David explains that his father (also named David) had died six months before he was born, and that some of his earliest childhood memories are consequently of his father's grave. David's only surviving family members, then, were his mother, Clara, and his father's aunt, Betsey Trotwood.

Analysis

David's first words as a narrator introduce and encapsulate the novel's ...

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