The Metamorphosis Essay | Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Franz Kafka's "The Metamorphosis".
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Franz Kafka's "The Metamorphosis"

Summary: Discusses the symbolism of the window and door in Franz Kafka's "The Metamorphosis."
In Franz Kafka's "The Metamorphosis," the motifs of the window and the door reflect Gregor's existential alienation. These motifs represent barriers that contribute to Gregor's fear and withdrawal from his family. Moreover, the recurring images of the window and door emphasize this loneliness, representing the abandonment of Gregor's hope for recovery and respect from the outside world.

The window represents Gregor's separation from society. Gregor's constant preoccupation of peering out the window alludes to the idea that Gregor's is now an outsider, who can no longer experience the company of others because of his drastic change. Now merely an observer, his metamorphosis has kept him barred in his room, his only contact with the outside world is a visual exchange. Also, the window might serve as Gregor's deviation from his family. His lack of invitation to be a part of his family has left him seeking an alternative...

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