Melville Stories

by: Herman Melville

'Bartleby the Scrivener' Quiz

Further study 'Bartleby the Scrivener' Quiz

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In “Bartleby the Scrivener,” how does the lawyer deal with Turkey’s afternoon bad temper and tendency to make mistakes?

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Why does Nippers, a scrivener, constantly readjust the height of the legs on his desk every morning?

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Where does the Ginger Nut, the errand boy, get his nickname?

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What is the narrator’s response the first time Bartleby tells him that he “would prefer not to” examine a document?

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How does the narrator describe Bartleby in his early days as a scrivener?