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What is the plot of Martin Chuzzlewit?

By: Lee Jye LoongUpdated: April 23, 2021


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Plot Summary
Martin Chuzzlewit is a rich old man who has hired a nurse to take care of him named Mary. Mary will only be paid as long as Martin is alive, while many others want Martin dead so they can inherit his money. Meanwhile, Martin's grandson, also named Martin, falls in love with Mary and wants to marry her.

In respect to this, who is Mr Pecksniff?

Seth Pecksniff, fictional character, an unctuous English architect whose insincere behaviour made the name Pecksniff synonymous with hypocrisy. He appears in the novel Martin Chuzzlewit (1843–44) by Charles Dickens.

Also Know, where was Martin Chuzzlewit filmed?


Which Charles Dickens novel features the Sisters charity and mercy pecksniff?

The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

Who wrote Martin Chuzzlewit?

Charles Dickens


When was Martin Chuzzlewit published?


What does pecksniff mean?

noun. An unctuous hypocrite, a person who affects benevolence or pretends to have high moral principles; (also) a person who interferes officiously in the business of others. Frequently attributive Also (occasionally) as adjective.