Bartleby the Scrivener, A Tale of Wall Street Characters

Herman Melville

Bartleby

(Short Stories for Students)

The title character of the story, Bartleby, is hired by the lawyer as a scrivener, whose job is to copy out legal documents by hand. Bartleby...

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Other Characters

(Short Stories for Students)

Ginger Nut
Ginger Nut is the nickname of the twelve-year-old boy hired to run small errands around the law office for a dollar a...

(The entire section is 414 words.)