Bartleby, the Autistic Scrivener?

I originally posted the following short story and commentary onto my Facebook wall, along with commentary…

"I would prefer not to."

“I would prefer not to.”

Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street (by Herman Melville):

My Commentary: “I would prefer not to.” Ha! I’ve always loved this short story, and while sharing it with a friend a moment ago, a thought occurred to me: was Bartleby on the Autistic Spectrum? Hmmm… I wonder…

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