The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

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1. Symbolism

1.1. Textual Evidence, Citations

1.1.1. How does Gregor's transformation represent depression?

1.2. Different Interpretations of Gregor's transformation

1.2.1. Is this transformation literal? Or did Kafka want us to look at it metaphorically? How do you know?

1.2.2. Does Gregor's physical appearance relate to his internal struggle?

1.2.3. Redirect Notice

2. Themes

2.1. What primary themes is the text trying to achieve?

2.1.1. A Guide To Understanding Story Themes - A Research Guide for Students

2.2. The ways the author reinforces said themes

2.2.1. How does Gregor's sister set the theme? His father? Their housing situation?

3. Dynamic Characters

3.1. How does Gregor's family act towards him, how do their attitudes change throughout the text?

3.1.1. Why does his family change their attitude towards him? Is it his fault at all?

3.1.2. Dynamic Character - Examples and Definition

3.2. How are the characters in Gregor's live affected by his transformation?

3.2.1. What are they primarily concerned with, even after he is debilitated?