"Dead!" replied the other, with a contemptuous emphasis. "Not he. You won't catch Ned a-dying easy. No, no. He knows better than that." — Martin Chuzzlewit



Chapter Two. The Pickwick Papers: The Vision from the Wheelbarrow

Chapter Three. Oliver Twist: Laughter and the Rhetoric of Attack

Chapter Four. The Old Curiosity Shop: Laughter and Pathos

Chapter Five. Barnaby Rudge: Laughter and Structure

Chapter Six. Martin Chuzzlewit: The Comedy of Accomodation

Chapter Seven. David Copperfield: Laughter and Point of View

Chapter Eight. Little Dorrit: The Attack on Comedy

Chapter Nine. Our Mutual Friend: Mr. Pickwick in Purgatory

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