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Bartleby: Examining the Narrator's Attitude Toward Turkey

Summary: Analyzes the novel Bartleby, by Herman Melville. Explains the attitude of the narrator towards the character of Turkey. Discusses the feeling of superiority expressed by the narrator.
From the content of the passage introducing Turkey and the way it is stated, the attitude of the narrator towards him is revealed. The narrator feels superior to and annoyed by Turkey.

He totally looks down on Turkey. "I had much ado to keep him from being a reproach to me." He is worried that Turkey may disgrace him, making him look bad. It's like a shame to have him hanging around. I notice that the narrator did not describe his natural appearance like his face or his gait. Instead he only mentions Turkey's clothes. The image of Turkey is depicted as dirty, untidy and sloppy with words and phrases like "oily", "smelling of eating houses", "loose and baggy", "execrable", "not to be handled." To the narrator, Turkey is like a thorn in his side. He can't help examining him captiously and is...

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