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David Copperfield

David Copperfield

by Charles Dickens

Captain Bailey

Character Analysis

When David's in the midst of his schoolboy crush on Miss Larkins, David makes the mistake of thinking Captain Bailey is his primary competition for her heart. After all, he is a dashing army officer. But no! Miss Larkins's heart belongs to another.

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