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Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka

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The Insect

Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning to discover he has transformed into a giant insect. He struggles to comprehend his new form and worries about missing work. His family, initially shocked, tries to cope with the situation.

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Alienation

Alienation

Gregor's family attempts to adjust to his transformation, while Gregor himself faces difficulties adapting to his new body. He still clings to his human thoughts and emotions, but his physical appearance alienates him from his family and society.

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The feelings

As Gregor's condition worsens, he becomes more isolated and neglected by his family. They start to view him as a burden rather than a loved one. Meanwhile, Gregor wrestles with feelings of guilt and shame over his inability to provide for his family.

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His sister Greta

Gregor's sister, Grete, takes on the role of caretaker, but even she begins to resent him. The family's finances deteriorate, and they take in lodgers to make ends meet. Gregor feels increasingly disconnected from his former life and struggles to find meaning in his existence.

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The

In the final chapter, Gregor's family decides to rid themselves of him. They remove his furniture and belongings from his room, symbolizing their complete rejection of him. Gregor dies alone and unloved, leaving readers to ponder the themes of alienation, identity, and the dehumanizing effects of modern society.

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CURATOR'S NOTE

One of the classic books everyone should read

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