What is the climax of Melville's "Bartleby the Scrivener, A Tale of Wall Street"?

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A literary climax is defined as that moment or event at which the final outcome of the story is determined. This may be the most emotional and exciting moment in the story but that is not a defining characteristic of a literary climax, which means that a climax may also be a moment at which a quiet decision is made or a revelation occurs or a moral or mental dilemma is solved. In "Bartleby the Scrivener, A Tale of Wall Street ," the climax occurs when the lawyer runs out of his old office having failed to extract from...

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