Essays Tagged: "Nipper"

Melville's "Bartleby the Scrivener": Humorous or Tragic?

ions? As the story progresses and Bartleby's behaviour is becoming the norm, the banter between Mr. Nippers, Turkey and the lawyer becomes filled with the word "prefer", the expression which has cause ...

(4 pages) 126 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Unsatisfied Quest modernisum "Araby", by James Joyce compared to "Bartleby The Scrivener", by Herman Melville

ator's staff. The narrator already employs two scriveners, (reproduces law documents by pen), named Nippers and Turkey. Nippers suffers from indigestion, and Turkey is a drunk. The office survives bec ... ion, and Turkey is a drunk. The office survives because in the mornings Turkey is sober even though Nippers is irritable, and in the afternoon Nippers has calmed down even though Turkey is drunk. Ging ...

(4 pages) 67 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Bartleby, the Scrivener"

al and prudent man and has learned patience by working with others, such as Turkey, Ginger Nut, and Nippers. However, the lawyer's constant concern with his own self-approval cheapens his benevolence ...

(4 pages) 104 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bartleby The Scrivener

has a tendency to show a great deal of over-leniency and sympathy towards the character of Turkey, Nippers, and Bartleby.Although Turkey is considered a valuable copyist in the morning, he proves to ... ent towards him. He treated him with kindness and looked upon his attitude in a good-hearted manner.Nippers, as opposed to Turkey, was a more temperate and well-dressed young man (97). He, however, ha ...

(8 pages) 36 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Bartleby, the scrivener" by Herman Melville

pitiably respectable, incurably forlorn" person whom the lawyer supposed to balance upon Turkey and Nippers (61). When Bartleby was asked to proofread a legal document, he refused by saying "I would p ... ees; he would do his best to avoid conflict in the office, such as his forgiveness about Turkey and Nippers. Nevertheless, Bartleby was totally indifferent; he was neither obedient nor predictable. Th ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Dry Cistern" - On Bartleby The Scriven.

uccess? in mechanization. Melville?s description of the labor performed at the office that employed Nippers, Turkey, and Bartleby were employed displays the autonomy and monotony of employment during ... ays the autonomy and monotony of employment during the Industrial Era. The rather erratic nature of Nippers and Turkey, whose "...fits relieved each other like guards" puts forth the ideal of consiste ...

(8 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Dry Cistern" - On Bartleby The Scriven.

uccess" in mechanization. Melville's description of the labor performed at the office that employed Nippers, Turkey, and Bartleby were employed displays the autonomy and monotony of employment during ... ays the autonomy and monotony of employment during the Industrial Era. The rather erratic nature of Nippers and Turkey, whose "...fits relieved each other like guards" puts forth the ideal of consiste ...

(8 pages) 912 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Dry Cistern" - On Bartleby The Scriven.

uccess" in mechanization. Melville's description of the labor performed at the office that employed Nippers, Turkey, and Bartleby were employed displays the autonomy and monotony of employment during ... ays the autonomy and monotony of employment during the Industrial Era. The rather erratic nature of Nippers and Turkey, whose "...fits relieved each other like guards" puts forth the ideal of consiste ...

(8 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

DEFENSE MECHANISM OF BARTEBLY’S PERSONALITY IN SHORT STORY BARTLEBY THE SCRIVENER BY HERMAN MELVILLE

n. Bartleby is a new addition to the narrator's staff. The narrator already employs two scriveners, Nippers and Turkey. Nippers suffers from indigestion, and Turkey is a drunk, but the office survives ... and Turkey is a drunk, but the office survives because in the mornings Turkey is sober even though Nippers is irritable, and in the afternoon Nippers has calmed down even though Turkey is drunk. Ging ...

(13 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bartleby Essay

orruption in the other characters' eyes that obey the authority. Negative feelings are expressed by Nippers towards the narrator about Bartleby: "I think you should kick him out of the office" (375). ... ould be handled, minus the narrator. The reason that the narrator is not as opposed to Bartleby as Nippers and Turkey is because Bartleby never flat out refuses work by the narrator. Bartleby always ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bartley the Scrivener

age of sixty, hard worker until 12 o' clock noon daily, after that his work would seem to decline. Nippers, the second scribe, total opposite of Turkey but was much younger and ambitious. Nippers ten ... ility and grind his teeth together. He also seemed to work better more towards the afternoon hours. Nippers took great pride in his work and would dress like a business man daily and then there was Gi ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors