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Heavenly Charity in Bartleby

Summary: Discusses the novel, "Bartleby the Scrivener", by Herman Melville. Describes how the novel illustrates misfortune, growing compassion and a similarity to God. Questions if the narrator's encounter with Bartleby brings him to a state of increased awareness.
In every workplace, employees do what is in their job description. Rarely there are workers who get away without performing their duties. Bartleby, however, gets away with it. In Herman Melville's "Bartleby the Scrivener", there is one character that refuses to do his work and yet he is the main concern of his boss. His boss, an attorney and the narrator of the story, isn't concerned with firing Bartleby but instead is aroused with his actions. "Bartleby, the Scrivener" can illustrate misfortune, growing compassion and a similarity to God.

Bartleby is a man who is in charge of his own life by having a free will and living a life of preference. His infamous line "I prefer not to" appears in the story numerous times. His choice of preference leads to the downfall of his life. Bartleby made several crucial mistakes that lead to his downfall...

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