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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
Towards the end of The Metamorphosis, Grete and Mr. Samsa appear to shift roles. Mr. Samsa goes from being the least sympathetic to the most. Grete shifts from the most sympathetic to the least. Using examples from the text, discuss how and why this shift occurs throughout the book.
Essay Topic 2
Throughout The Metamorphosis Gregor's physique fights against his consciousness, creating tension between the other characters. Substantiate this statement with examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
Gregor makes an eloquent speech about the hardships of a traveling salesman when the Chief Clerk visits his home. To what extent has Gregor's job disabled him from having a fulfilling life? Think in terms of Gregor's family, friends, and relationships with people. Use examples from the novel to support your ideas.
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