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Unformatted text preview: goodness, 18 th century is all abt society being good composed of good people, now nature is a source of goodness (Whitman, Emerson, Melville is that in spirit—but writes about anti-nature) • Melville: Bartleby the Scrivner (writer, copyist) • This story is abt assembly line production in a white collar job • Melville is the opposite of Whitman- Whitman talks abt the abundance of nature; Melville talks of the workplace and the rich man’s money • Bartleby- one of the copyists, boring job, laborious job, story stands for • NOTES ON BLACKBOARD...
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2009 for the course ENG 33935 taught by Professor Berry during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '09