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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
Gregor lives in a dark universe where all of his most irrational thoughts are manifested to be true. Substantiate this statement to be true or false. Using specific examples from The Metamorphosis, prove or disprove this statement.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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.
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