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David Copperfield

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Definition Charles Dickens most autobiographical novel depicting the inhuman treatment of children in 19th-century England; a lengthy, but popular novel filled with tragedy and comedy (1850)
  • She's already plowed through Oliver Twist and is deep into David Copperfield when Vivian squeaks.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • Would someone read to us from David Copperfield?
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Mrs. Nightwing sits in her chair, reading David Copperfield aloud to the younger girls.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • In mid-November, they'd driven to the RBC Center in Raleigh to see David Copperfield perform onstage.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • They'd read Ivanhoe together, taking turns, and then David Copperfield.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • David Copperfield had a tough time and was apprenticed to Mr. Micawber who believed everything would turn out well.
    Dalton Trumbo  --  Johnny Got His Gun
  • Who wants to start us off on last night's reading of David Copperfield?
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • The comparison between Falstaff and Prospero is like the comparison between Micawber and David Copperfield.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • Magic was stage shows with rabbits and doves and sometimes tigers, and David Copperfield sawing people in half and levitating over the audience.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • After class I curled up in a hammock strung between two cedar trees with a dog-eared copy of Dickens's David Copperfield.
    Gloria Whelan  --  Listening for Lions
  • And his name is DAVID COPPERFIELD.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, an what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • 'I must confess to having entertained my suspicions of Miss Spenlow, in reference to David Copperfield, for some time.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • I observed Miss Spenlow and David Copperfield, when they first met; and the impression made upon me then was not agreeable.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • I have already said, sir, that I have had my suspicions of Miss Spenlow, in reference to David Copperfield, for some time.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • 'David Copperfield,' said Miss Murdstone, 'I need not enlarge upon family circumstances.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • 'David Copperfield,' said Miss Murdstone, beckoning me aside into a window.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • After slogging my way through an extensive test on David Copperfield (ten IDs, two essays), all I wanted to do was collapse.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • 'Yeah, right,' she'd say under her breath as Heather Wainwright began a long analysis of the symbolism of poverty in David Copperfield.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • 'You are the Mr. Murdstone who married the widow of my late nephew, David Copperfield, of Blunderstone Rookery!
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield

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