“Geniul lui Kafka este de a povesti ca pe o poveste reala, de a folosi realismul in descrierea unei situatii enorm fictionale. () Din clipa in care axioma. The Metamorphosis has ratings and reviews. Rebecca said: I once used my copy to kill a beetle. Thereby combining my two passions: irony a. One of the most curious, dark, and transportive museums in eastern Europe.

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Catching up on Cl It is made up of one passive, rather austere person and another active, more libidinal person. The Daughter — A wan stay-at-home at the beginning and a healthy out-in-the-world worker at the end.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I won’t spoil it for you But read it and try to put yourself in the position of Samsa, and that’s very easy since Kafka’s writing style here is very easy yet very classic well written. Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig. Die Verwandlung is a novella written by Franz Kafka which was first published in The Metamorphosis is one of those books that a lot of people get dragooned into reading during high school and therefore are predisposed to loath.

Quotes from The Metamorphosis. The lodgers, who initially seemed interested in Grete, grow bored with her performance, but Gregor is transfixed by it. It was no dream. Up until the very end, the entire tale takes place in an apartment of a mother, father, son and daughter.

He apologizes to the office manager for the delay. Wikisource has original text related to this article: A harrowing — though absurdly comic — meditation on human feelings of inadequacy, guilt, and isolation, The Metamorphosis has taken its place as one of the most widely read and influential works of twentieth-century fiction.


I am now reading The Metamorphosis at jome and find it bad. He instead chose an interpretation guided by the artistic detail but categorically excluded any and all attempts at deciphering a symbolical or allegorical level of meaning.

Horrified by Gregor’s appearance, his mother faints, and the manager bolts out of the apartment. The next morning, his sister comes in, sees that he has not touched the milk, takes it away and presents him with different types of food.

At the very end, this 17 year-old blossoms into an attractive young lady, a real catch for some lucky guy. The most important member of the family is swept aside, forgotten about and life continues as it always must.

The name “Gregor Samsa” appears to derive partly from literary works Kafka had read. He reflects on how dreary life as a traveling salesman is. Another one however, immediately following it, hit squarely and lodged in his back; Gregor wanted to drag himself away, as if he could remove the surprising, the incredible pain by changing his position; but he felt as if nailed to the spot and spread himself out, all his senses in confusion.

View all 28 comments. Gregor is the main character of the story. When he Gregor waking up one morning as a bug was a hilarious analogy of the effects an illness can have on someone, as well as on those who are close to him.

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View all 69 comments. He encounters his father, who has just returned home from work. Gregor spends his time listening through the wall to his family members talking. I found his resistance of acknowledging to himself that he had become a bug in the beginning of the story to be very interesting.

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A “Venus in furs” literally recurs in The Metamorphosis in the picture that Gregor Samsa has hung on his bedroom wall. Gregor gets used to his insect body and his family feeds him mainly the wrong things, but they don’t care tranz removes furniture from his room so that he can freely move around and climb the walls.

The father kicks out the boarders and frans to fire the cleaning lady, who has disposed of Gregor’s body. For other uses, see Gregor Samsa disambiguation. Gregor injures himself squeezing back through the doorway, and his father slams the door shut. The Metamorphosis is quite a strange little book.

It would have turned out much better if I had not been interrupted at the time by the business trip. They decide to move to a smaller apartment to further save money, an act they kafja unable to carry out in Gregor’s presence.

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Gregor disagrees and tells him that he will open the door shortly. They also appear in The Judgement Georg and his friend in Russiain all three of his novels e. The Metamorphosis by Metamorfza Kafka .