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Bartleby the Scrivener

Bartleby the Scrivener

by Herman Melville

Bartleby the Scrivener: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. Melville asks what governs ____Commitment
2. Traffic signs and paying for things are examples ofChoices
3. Bartleby’s slogan fully communicates his philosophy and his whole outlook on life in five short words. Which theme is this?Fear
4. Bartleby is a guy that lives alone in his workplace. Which theme is this?Isolation
5. Melville asks us how responsible are we for our fellow human beings. Which theme is this?Morality and Ethics

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