I did not for a moment feel confined, and the walls seemed a great waste of stone and mortar.
LXIX, No. He does not make any request for changes in the workplace, but just continues to be passive to the work happening around him. Los Angeles: California State Colleges, He finds Bartleby standing alone in the prison courtyard, staring intently at the stone wall.
He is a passive person, although he is the only reliable worker in the office other than the narrator and Ginger Nut. That is, seeing stoicism in dialogue with epicureanism makes food the necessary dramatic heart of a broader reading since epicureanism necessarily emphasises consumption. Ginger Nutthe office boy, gets his name from the little cakes he brings the men.
Towards the end of his life Melville wrote poetry, including a collection focused on his concerns about the morality of the civil war called Battle-Pieces and Aspects of War, released in For fear of being bothered by the anti-Bartleby folks, the narrator stays away from work for a few days.
He again gives Bartleby money and abandons him with some regret. A story arc from sixth season of the American anime-style web series RWBY revolving around a species of monsters called "The Apathy" is partially adapted from the story.
Source: R. Throughout the story, the narrator is torn between his feelings of responsibility for Bartleby and his desire to be rid of the threat that Bartleby poses to the office and to his way of life on Wall Street.