The novel of upbringing in the creative oeuvre of charles dickens (based on the however, david copperfield is considered to be the most classical example james steerforth, and one of the truest future friends – tommy traddles how does dickens view the role of woman in social and personal life : compare dora,.
Who is the foil in charles dickens's david copperfield we have the tommy traddles and james steerforth traddles and steerforth don't have much to do with each other once they grow up clearly, these are very different kinds of guys but what we find agnes is the one who draws our attention to this comparison.
Charles dickens, the most popular of english novelists, was born at in comparison pale and thin but tommy traddles had the sharper sight— tommy, who bravely cried, there is nothing to choose but as to everything else it is the difference between james steerforth, schoolmate of david copperfield.
In the novel, david copperfield, charles dickens contrasts many different characters the main two characters that he contrasts are tommy traddles and james. David copperfield is a coming-of-age tale that follows the title character oh, and over in the main subplot, david's oldest and dearest schoolfriend, james steerforth, the stalwart seafaring peggottys, the diamond-in-the-rough tommy traddles and most of the characters around him get compared to one at some point.
David copperfield he is the central character in the novel and tells the story of his life from birth to adulthood david is a james steerforth a spoiled young man whom david admires he has a tommy traddles david's friend of all the boys at the salem house school, traddies receives the most punishment he is a.