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How much similarity does the book have with Charles dickens's life?

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Huda Aweys Of course there are similarities between the life of Charles Dickens and the novel, to some extent, as in all his novels often, but this particular story actually the closest resemblance to his life
Alshimaa according to my study ,this is the most one close to his life among his other books
Shreya Jaiswal "The pen that wrote David Copperfield was often dipped in its own blood" remarked Hugh Walker highlighting the autobiographical elements in the novels. Dickens drew on from his own experiences as a child labor and tough childhood to portray the ordeals and adventures of David. David Copperfield shared the same ambitions of becoming a great author with Dickens. Also, his stint as a reporter and with short hand are also one of the commonalities.
Other than these, it is often inferred that the magnificiently impecunious character of Mr Micawber was inspired after Dickens' father who often ran into indebtedness and had troubles managing finances.
Susan Mather Barone He did have to go to the workhouse, but he had no aunt to save him and set him on a different course. He also loved a woman like Dora, but her father sent her away (I think) to France. There are similarities, but it's not a true story, but Dickens' life the way he wished it were happened.
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Greg Revathy, on the spine of my edition, there is "Charles Dickens" first, and then in the same font, "David Copperfield." At some period in the future, someone not familiar with Dickens might see this spine and think, "Oh, yes, that Copperfield name rings a bell, he's the one that wrote "Charles Dickens." What I do know of Dickens indicates that much of the way he saw his life (his dissatisfaction with his wife, his obsession with sweet young things, the fact that he left his wife late in life for a young actress) IS reflected in "Copperfield".
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