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Analysis of Kafka's "The Judgement"

Summary: Analyzes the novel "The Judgement" by Franz Kafka, which discusses the struggle of father-son relationships.
Franz Kafka's The Judgement depicts the struggle of father-son relationships. This modernistic story explores Georg Bendemann's many torments, which result from the bonds with both his father and himself. Furthermore, the ever-present and lifelong battle that Georg has been fighting with his father leads him to fight an even greater battle with himself. Ultimately, Georg loses the struggle with himself by letting go of his newly found independence and instead, letting external forces decide his fatal outcome.

Georg Bendemann's relationship with his father has always been a complex and undulating one. Initially, up until the death of Georg's mother, his father had had total control over Georg- both psychologically and business wise (Lawson 22). In correlation with his father's power, Georg has been a pathetic, lonely, and subservient person. While speaking of Georg, the narrator states, "Perhaps during his mother's lifetime his father's insistence on having...

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