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    Franz Kafka wrote one of his most popular books, The Metamorphosis, during the literary period and movement of existentialism. His novella stresses many existential ideals. The most predominant ideal that is seen through Gregor Samsa and his father in The Metamorphosis is that choice is the opportune of the individual. One’s ultimate goal in life is to successfully find a balance between work and leisure. It is through the juxtaposition of Gregor Samsa and his father, the conceding tone of the author

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    A writer’s text is often the window to their soul, the truest reflection of their deepest thoughts. This could not be more valid than in the case of Franz Kafka. Franz Kafka is one of the greatest German writers to ever live. He uses his craft to construct abstract, puzzling stories of various characters and situations that tug at, or rather tear the reader’s heart strings. Kafka’s style of writing is so groundbreaking that it receives its own term, Kafkaesque. This term’s denotation describes the

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    Franz Kafka’s, The Metamorphosis, is a novella about Gregor Samsa, a man who devotes everything to fulfilling the needs of his family. Kafka’s existentialist perspective on the meaning of life is illustrated through the use of the protagonist of Gregor Samsa. Existentialism is a philosophy “concerned with finding self and the meaning of life through free will, choice, and personal responsibility” (Existentialism). Gregor is unable to fulfill the existentialist view of finding meaning in one’s life;

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    Franz Kafka Influences

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    Franz Kafka is a Jewish, German writer born in the late 19th century (1883) in Prague and is well-known amongst the figures of 20th century literature. His most famous works include The Metamorphisis, The Castle, Amerika and the book I read, The Trial. All of these works define Kakfa’s writing as writing that focuses on existential security, understanding, absurdity, and nihilism. Franz Kafka was born into a middle-class, but was not exempt from extreme tragedy. He had three sisters, and by the time

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    Franz Kafka is one of the greatest writer of German Literature . His name only comes next to great German writer like Tolstoy, Dostoevsky , Thomas Mann . His work’s translation in English has all made him one of the classic and most popular writer of the world . Though he never wanted his works to be published. In his letter to his Friend Max Brod he requested him to burn all his writing as mentioned in epilogue by Brod in Franz Kafka’s Trial . “Dearest Max, my last request: Everything I have

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    "The Metamorphosis" by Franz Kafka and his other novels start like a fairy tale. Kafka, without preamble and intellectual justifications, puts us face to face with the unconscious, and illustrates existential problems. J.Stephens, who was a part of the “The Kafka Project” and analyzed this particular novel, tries comparing Franz Kafka and his personal life to “The Metamorphosis” because it is obvious in more ways than one that he was writing a twisted story of his life. The narrator is in the third

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    unknown reasons to him. Franz Kafka, one such believer of this reality, wrote a novel, The Metamorphosis, which captured the existential dilemma perfectly. Franz Kafka was a man trapped within his own skin, a castaway, a nobody. Kafka wrote many stories, often nightmarish and reflective of his own reality. The Metamorphosis is no different, the main character Gregor Samsa wakes up to find himself transformed into the most disgusting of vermin. Gregor is not only representative of Kafka, he is the embodiment

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    Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka, is a reflection of his unsettled relationship with his family and society. Franz Kafka creates a hideous creature, a monstrous insect, to show how he feels in his reality. Gregor, in Metamorphosis, is a tool for Kafka to psychoanalyze his perceived deficiency in society and communicate his contemplations on his meaning in life. Franz Kafka 's estrangement from his family and society started early in his life. Franz Kafka was born on the third of July, 1883 in Prague. Kafka was the

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    spurts. Metamorphosis is a biological process by which an animal physically develop after birth or hatching. Involving a conspicuous and relatively abrupt changes in the animal’s body structure through cell growth and differentiation. The author Franz Kafka, who relatively wrote little in his short life and who published less has been enormously influential on later writers. He is considered an export of German expressionism. The metamorphosis is Kafka’s longest story and one of his frequently analyzed

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    "Franz Kafka is renowned for prophetic and profoundly enigmatic stories that portray human degradation and cruelty." (Bloom) The Metamorphosis is said to be one of Franz Kafka’s best works of literature. It shows "the difficulties of living in a modern society and the struggle for acceptance of others when in a time of need." (Bloom) The Metamorphosis is about a young man, Gregor Samsa, who is transformed overnight into a bug. He soon becomes a disgrace to his family. After his metamorphosis, his

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