“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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He instead chose an interpretation guided by the artistic detail but categorically excluded metmorfoza and all attempts at deciphering a symbolical or allegorical level of meaning. Return to Book Page. These constructions are not directly replicable in English, so it is up to the translator to provide the reader with the effect of the original text.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. At the end of the story, Grete’s parents realize that she has become beautiful and full-figured and decide to consider finding her a husband. Con el influjo de esa mirada paternal tan agobiante, Kafka fue formando la idea de “La metamorfosis”: The most important member of the family is swept aside, forgotten about and life continues as it always must. View all 39 comments. Gregor grows more comfortable with his changed body.

When it was time for him to come home, armour-plated as he was he crushed his wife ketamorfoza well fists and kicks, frnaz same thing. View all 16 comments. Note the symbolic apple metamorfosa the crucifixion imagery here: He’s a giant damn beetle!

The Metamorphosis

The burden of the working class is to be so dependant on a job as life-blood creating a system of guilt and depraved necessity that pulls us from bed to work despite any affliction; we must work, we must provide, we must survive. Ungeziefer has sometimes been translated as ” cockroach “, ” dung beetle “, ” beetle “, and other highly specific terms. The lodgers, who initially seemed interested in Grete, grow bored with her performance, but Gregor is transfixed by it.

Communication is the cornerstone of understanding others, and being stripped of his voice severs his link to his family and humanity.

It is the story of a young man who, transformed overnight into a giant beetle-like insect, becomes an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, a quintessentially alienated man. But to some, the gist of the fable is, how much does your family love you? Nobody on the other side of the door has understood a single word he had uttered as Kfaka voice has also transformed, and they conclude that he is seriously ill.


The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

While Gregor has provided the family with a modest home which he shares with them, the debt seems an unquenchable burden he can never fulfill. Interestingly, the number three plays a repeated role: And lafka is when he abandons hope………. It is like an invalid kkafka relative, many continue to care for them out of respect for their memory, but the person slowly becomes a chore or a burden and not a metamorgoza in their minds.

This abrupt change forces the father, mother and daughter to exert more energy in their lives and take steps to earn money. The fatal blow pinning Gregor to the ground like a crucified Christ while this may be a slight stretch, there are other Christ-like references such as the sudden pain in Gregor’s side much like the spear in the frana while on the cross is an Edenic apple thrown from the father, rotting and festering in him like our sins until we breath our last.

Samsa realize that, in spite of going through hardships which have brought an amount of paleness to her face, Grete appears to have grown up into a pretty and well-figured lady, which leads her parents to think about finding her a husband.

The son is unfortunately unable to continue to perform his job as a traveling salesman and support his family financially. His numerous cranz, which were pitifully thin compared to the rest of his bulk, waved helplessly before his eyes. Take a lesson from novel’s main character “Gregor Samsa”.

The more I think about this and pick it apart, the more impressed I am with it. Here is a word about each member of the family: His personal feelings about life obviously helped to propel much of his writing. Reto 46 PopSugar Gregor manages to get back into his bedroom but is severely injured.

Jun 24, Lisa rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’ll wait here with an action plan until you open your door and come out! Transforming Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis Signs, Die Jahre der Entscheidungenp.


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. Traditionally, critics of Metamorphosis have underplayed the fact that the story is not only about Gregor but also his family and especially, Grete’s metamorphosis as it is mdtamorfoza Grete, woman, daughter, sister, on whom the social and psychoanalytic resonances of the text depend.

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None of his friends recognised it, in fact they preferred the cockroach to the person he had been and he had a great time. Franz Kafka was one of the major fiction writers of the 20th century. See all 24 questions about The Metamorphosis….

Thereby combining my two passions: Grete, by contrast, has matured as a result of the new family circumstances and assumed responsibility.


An apple thrown without much force glanced against Gregor’s back and slid off without doing any harm. He has missed his train in more ways than one, but Samsa, is a real trooper, still thinks he can catch the locomotive and make that vile business trip, eventually getting off the bed with great difficulty, just a Gregor Samsa awakes from a bad dream, into a mad nightmare, as he struggles, stuck in his own bed this weary, young traveling salesman, has overnight been miraculously transformed His unique body of writing—much of which is incomplete and which was mainly published posthumously—is considered to be among the most influential in Western literature.

Fresh air is just the right environment for insects! My main thought after finishing this is that the family relationships being dissected here are incredibly sad, and disturbing. Apart from Grete and her father, she is the only person who is in close contact with Gregor.