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Themes are the fundamental and often universal ideas explored in a literary work. The 3 main topics I find stand out the most in David Copperfield is that the problem of the weak, prosperity and class, and equality in marriage. David Copperfield was inspired by the writers life himself Charles dickens, it is a bit of a reflection on Charles life, and the culture he dwelt. The weak tend to suffer a lot especially when they are in the hands of the powerful at David Copperfield. I find that in this theme especially Dickens relates to his own adventures as a child to spell out the inhumanity of child labour. Charles dickens focuses on orphans, girls and the emotionally disabled virtually the weakest members at a society merely to show show that taking advantage is mainly what happens in todays industrial societies. The most arbitrary suffering of innocents makes for the most richly affecting scenes of this publication. The best example of exploitation is if David starves and endures at a wine-bottling factory asa kid. Since Mr.Murdstone his guardian can harness david as factory labor because the boy is to small to perform otherwise.Another example is when the boys as Salem House perhaps way out from the cruelty of both Mr.Creakle.In both scenarios, children are deprived of the natural parents attention and suffer at the palms of their personal supposed protectors. Wealth, social status and class are ubiquitous issues through the whole novel. Favouritism and undeserved esteem are constantly displayed for all those of a higher class. According to Steerforth, it is obvious that he is treated much better than David along with the other pupils in Salem home, due to his class, furthermore, Steerforth is immoderately regarded by David and Mr.Pe...