David Copperfield: Film Guide

The Personal History of David Copperfield
The Personal History of David Copperfield




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A film guide that looks at The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019), a lively and somewhat modern adaptation of the classic Charles Dicken's novel following a young man as he works his way through the many ranks of London society. This guide is useful for exploring topics including English Literature and Film Studies in addition to highlighting themes surrounding friendships, growing up, historical periods, poverty, authors and characters, storytelling, directors, and British cinema.

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This Resource Supports

  • Citizenship
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • History
  • Victorians
  • United Kingdom
  • Literacy

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