The Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka

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Helenda Lors Mr. Rabot
Section 28 June 12, 2015
The Metamorphosis Franz Kafka is well- known writer and poet, who influences his readers in many ways. His writing provides you well- supported advice, which initiates you rethink your life. One of his famous quotes is, “ In man’s struggle against the world, bet on the world.” This quote depicts that in the struggle between you and the world, promote the world. In Kafka’s short story, “The Metamorphosis,” specifically depicts this theme as Gregor, the main character, struggle to adjust his life as a bug, ultimately impacting his family, job, and life. Towards the end of the story, he makes a decision siding with the world to help his family move on with life. In the beginning of the short story, Kafka introduces the reader to Gregor’s struggle. The first sentence states, “As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect.” Gregor tries to go back to sleep, but he began thinking of how tough his job as a traveling salesman is, how travel is such a hassle, and how hard it is to get close to anyone. This is an example of a person drowning in conflict. Sometimes in life, many problems can double up on you, and it can become so overwhelming that you feel as if the world is against you. In this case, Gregor is going through something his family doesn 't understand. He tries his best stay in his room without letting anyone get

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