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The opening of Kafka's "Metamorphosis"

Summary: The unforgettable, fantastical and perplexling opening line to the Franz Kafka's novella, "Metamorphsis."
The opening of Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis is one of the most unforgettable openings in literature as Kafka adroitly radiates a climatic effect at the very start of the book with his shocking and perplexing introduction. Kafka's introduction to his novella establishes an unpredictable, unconventional quality that streams throughout the story while he masterly transmutes the fantastic elements of Gregor's physical transformation into an insect with a style of strict realism. With his opening in Metamorphosis, Kafka averts any expectations of typical literature with his reasonable narrative of the unreasonable, forcing readers to suspend their understanding of the natural world and unequivocally establishing the protagonist and atmosphere of the novella which are utilized by Kafka to speculate the human condition and explore the nature of human existence.

The narrative of the passage is the omniscient third person, an aspect that increases the validity of the narrator's description of such...

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