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Throughout the story Bartleby two characters share a certain relationship that seems to be unbreakable The narrator shares a special relationship with Bartleby Both characters have similarities in their personalities and the way they act Generally we look at them as being similar in the way they act but we do not really go in depth and discuss the way they think and reason Once the meaning between the lines is analyzed we realize these two people share strange and remarkable dispositions In the beginning of the story when the two characters first meet they seem to us as though they have different views on working conditions The narrator is the kind of person who believes that the easiest way of life is the best Nothing can interfere with his private life or disrupt it in any way He takes care of things outside home and the rest can be dealt with in its own time He does not worry about anything other than his well being unless he is preoccupied with something He is apathetic in every sense of the word and he is rather lazy sometimes He leads a good successful life his work pleases him since he does the least necessary that will accomplish it Bartleby on the other hand is a quiet and silent scrivener who is employed by the narrator one day He copies any legal papers or documents given to him by the narrator or any of his superiors at the office He is a hardworking man who endures everything the narrator throws in his way There was no pause for digestion even he would copy from day to night without a single complaint He did not seem to be alive it was as if he was a mechanical machine He would not stop to take a break or breathe some fresh air or even take a little walk He wrote and wrote and wrote
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