Clara Peggotty

Cheeks and arms so hard and red that I wondered the birds didn’t peck her in preference to apples.

Background. "Cheeks and arms so hard and red that I wondered the birds didn't peck her in preference to apples." is a quotation from David Copperfield (Chapter 2). David Copperfield is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens, first published between 1849 and 1850.   Context. Description of the housekeeper Clara Peggotty. Taken from the opening paragraph of Chapter 2 of David Copperfield: The first objects that assume a distinct presence before me, as I look far back, into the blank [...]

2018-05-15T11:45:31+00:00Categories: David Copperfield|Tags: |
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