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  • Family As Gregor
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    The Metamorphosis: Shape and Form The story of The Metamorphosis is one that is very subtle and very delicate. Kafka wrote in a fashion that would allow a reader to interpret the story in away that may be different each time it is read. From the beginning, we see that a young, hard working, man, Gregor, has turned into a bug, and as the story continues, one can see that he was much more than an insect. What else could he be? Even after his death, it is obvious that Gregor was there for a cause. ...
  • Gregor's Metamorphosis
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    The Metamorphosis Aside from all of the physical changes that Gregor encountered, his personality also took some major turns. Before this unfortunate transformation occurred, Gregor did not have the best relations with his family. Even though he was pretty much generating all of their income, he didn't have much of a closeness with them, except for his sister. 'With his sister alone he remained intimate'; (796). Gregor did in fact care for his sister so much that he wanted to sent her to study a...
  • Looks Like Gregor's Sister Grete
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    THE METAMORPHOSIS In the opening lines of German author Franz Kafkas's hort story narrative "The Metamorphosis", the protagonist Gregor Samsa a disgruntled traveling salesman who lives with and supports his parents and little sister, awakens from a night of unpleasant dreams to find that he has been metamorphosed into a cockroach he calls a "monstrous vermin" (Kafka, page 89). This particularly strange opening sets the stage for in my opinion, a very strange and very vague play. I say this becau...
  • Stages In Gregor's Isolation
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    Communication Communication is key to any family dynamic; without communication no one knows what is going on and people get isolated. In Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis, the family's communication, or lack thereof, is a big problem. Gregor's metamorphosis into a world of complete isolation is seen through four stages of communication. Gregor understands what his family is saying when he first morphs into a bug and he assumes that his family can understand him as well". Because the door was made of ...
  • Gregor's Family
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    The Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka, portrays the life of Gregor Sams a after he has been transformed into a beetle like insect. Many changes occur throughout this story, mainly with Gregor, but with in his family as well. Gregor remained a static character in this story, although he physically changed, his attitude and feelings toward his family did not. While Gregor was adjusting to his transformation he remained a self-sacrificing person. He did not worry about his own well being, but constantl...

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