104 Discussion Questions

1. In the reading, do you think that the lawyer deals with Bartleby fairly, and do you think that he is helping at his best interest?

2. Why does Bartleby say, “I know you, and I want nothing to say to you” when the narrator visits him in prison?  (paragraph 220)

3. How does Bartleby’s life reflect on how you might want to spend your life?

4 .Why do you think Turkey, Nippers and Ginger Nut are introduced to the readr before Bartleby? (paragraph 6)

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