Franz Kafka Writing Styles in The Metamorphosis

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Point of View

The story Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka is a story told entirely from the perspective of the main character, Gregor Samsa. Gregor is a traveling salesman, peddling textiles to support his family after a failure in his parents' business caused them to close their doors for good. Since then, Gregor has struggled to increase his standings at work in order to provide for his parents and his sister, Grete. The story begins when Gregor wakes in his bed, unable to get out as normal, and in fact, discovering that everything has changed. He finds to his horror that he has somehow been transformed into a beetle like creature, unable to see much beyond his segmented stomach and many feet sticking in the air. At first, he hopes he can just return to sleep and wake again to find that this is all a bad dream and...

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