We are all creatures of habitual patterns. Patterns are familiar, and they make us feel comfortable. In addition to all of this, we just seem incapable of amending our normal system of operations unless an external action of the universe forces us to change. 732 more words
Fictional works tend to use their characters as an escape from reality.
In a world in which few often do as they please, no character better represents an escape from reality than the title character of Herman Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street”. 890 more words