Analysis Pages

Facts in Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street

Facts Examples in Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street:

Bartleby, the Scrivener

1

"law-copyists or scriveners..."   (Bartleby, the Scrivener)

Before typewriters were invented, business lawyers employed clerks who copied legal documents—contracts, leases, wills, and other documents—in long hand, a very difficult task that required an extraordinary attention to detail on the scrivener's part.

Analysis Pages