The Metamorphosis - Section I: Pages 1 - 11 Summary & Analysis

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Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka is a dark tale about a man who wakes from disturbing dreams to find he is living a nightmare. He finds that he is lying on his armor-like back. By lifting his head slightly, he can see that his belly is domed and brown, divided into segments by stiff arches. His legs, suddenly so many of them, are so thin and weak in appearance that he can hardly fathom how they would keep him up.

As he looks around, everything else appears normal. He hopes that if he closes his eyes and goes back to sleep, he will wake again to find this was all an extension of a disturbing dream. He struggles, but he can't turn over onto his usual side to sleep. So, he thinks about work and the lifestyle he has chosen. Most of...

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