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Symbols in Kafka's Metamorphosis

Summary: Analyzes symbolism in the novella The Metamorphosis by Frank Kafka. Summarizes the plot of the story. Describes how every symbol in The Metamorphosis somehow shows how life is destroyed by people becoming focused on existence.
The Metamorphosis is a brilliant and complex work by Frank Kafka. Its intricacy is enhanced by Kafka's usage of symbolism. At times, symbols are so obvious, they may be recognized by the characters within the story. However, many others leave us questioning: "what did he mean"" Interpretation of the story and its symbolism is unique to each individual reader. One's life experiences mold the interpretation of The Metamorphosis. The main character in the story is Gregor, a man who was transformed into a bug. His interpretation of the events which have occurred is relative to his life prior to the story.

Gregor is confined in his room after his transformation. His sister decides to remove the furniture to allow him more maneuverability. His mother agrees to assist Grete, and then comes to the following realization which she expressed to her daughter: "Doesn't it look as if we were...

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