Mr. Barkis: Character Analysis in David Copperfield

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      Mr. Barkis is the carrier between Blunderstone and Yarmouth. He is of a phlegmatic temperament and not at all conversational. He sends his message "Barkis is willin" to Peggotty through little David. He courts and marries Peggotty. He is a little close-fisted and always keeps the box containing money by his side saying, "It contains nothing but old clothes." He was a good husband and called Peggotty the best woman in the world. He was always a friend of David. He died of rheumatic fever.

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