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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 is the only truly sympathetic character in The Metamorphosis. Prove or disprove this statement with specific examples from the text.
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
In each of the three parts of The Metamorphosis, Gregor leaves his room only once. Each time Gregor leaves his room he is forced back into his room. Construct a thesis that links these three events together using specific examples from the text. What is the significance of these three occurrences in the narrative?
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