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This test consists of 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Gregor attempts to hold onto something human in his room as Grete is moving his furniture out, the scene ends in tragedy and misunderstanding. How is this scene a generalization for The Metamorphosis in general? Cite specific examples from the text to support your response.
Essay Topic 2
When Grete plays her violin she enchants Gregor, while The Lodgers are hardly amused. Kafka could be proposing a question of humanity with this scene: Is the difference between being human and inhuman a matter of physical shape? Prove, or disprove this statement with the violin serenade scene and any other scenes that support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
The Metamorphosis is divided into three parts. Explain these three parts, their significance, and provide reasoning for why the novel is constructed this way.
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