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Kafka, Sskind and the Human Condition

Summary: Compares the stories Perfume by Patrick Suskind and Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka. Explores the impact the human condition has on the two works and the authors.
The human condition is a broad, abstract idea. Human beings are conventionally classified as gregarious mammals that exist in a group. It is imperative for them to socialize and communicate with each other. A member of the group will consider itself as normal if it has the same basic characteristics of the other members, such as being accepted and appreciated, as well as sharing the behavioral characteristics of having ambition, motivation, group appreciation and affection. Humans have great freedom to act, but ultimately they have to be responsible for the results of their actions. The human condition is a dominant theme in both Süskind and Kafka's works, with particular reference to Perfume and A Country Doctor. This essay will focus on evaluating the extent in which Süskind and Kafka are preoccupied with the human condition.

Süskind is known by most as the `recluse author' who...

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