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Charles Dickens’s Mr. Micawber

Charles Dickens

“As illustrated in a 1912 edition of the book” via en.wikipedia.org

Did You Know?

Many posit the view that one of the character of the book David Copperfield   written by Charles Dickens is a portrayal of his father, John Dickens. As a boy Charles father became a ward at a debtors prison and the character  Mr. Micawber suffers the same fate. In addition, they both fit are good-hearted people but not capable to handle the ups and downs of the world. Hence,  John Dickens seems like an inspiration for Mr. Micawber.

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Works Cited

BBC. (2014). Charles Dickens (1812-1870). Retrieved November 17, 2015, from BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/dickens_charles.shtml

Info, C. D. (n.d.). David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. Retrieved November 17, 2015, from Charles Dickens Info: http://www.charlesdickensinfo.com/novels/david-copperfield/

Kehe, M. ( 2012 , February 7). Charles Dickens: His 10 most memorable characters. Retrieved November 17, 2015, from The Christian Science Monitor: http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/2012/0207/Charles-Dickens-His-10-most-memorable-characters/Mr.-Micawber-of-David-Copperfield

Wikipedia. ( 2015, September 15). Wilkins Micawber. Retrieved November 17, 2015, from Wikipedia : The Free Encyclopedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilkins_Micawber