Compassion Toward Neighbors: Herman Melville

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What do we owe our neighbors and fellow citizens? Reflect on the need for the virtue of compassion and civic attitudes toward our neighbors by reading Herman Melville short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street" (PDF of text below). Visit the following links for additional resources, including a study guide, biographical information, and a video series featuring editors Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass, and Diana Schaub discussing the story with scholar Wilfred McClay. CCSS alignment: RL.9-10.1 , RL.9-10.2 , RL.9-10.3

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November 2013
I love the story, and I love these resources.