Melville’s Bartleby the Scrivener

An analysis of Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville.

The paper will cover the two protagonists in Bartleby The Scrivener and how they can be understood as representing two different versions of American identity, the story provides the narrative an encounter a conversation or a negotiation between them, and this paper will discuss why this is so. By understanding the dual aspects of theirs natures in the analysis, we can see how they work to give two differing perspectives on hoe American life works. 5 pgs. Bibliography lists 1 source.