The Castle - Chapter VII: The Teacher and Chapter VIII: Waiting for Klamm Summary & Analysis

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K. goes to his room and finds the teacher there waiting for him. The teacher reproaches him for treating the chairman rudely and, when K. asks how he could possibly know how he treated the chairman, he explains that he does not know directly, but that he recorded a deposition of the conversation and could only conclude that, while the chairman was kind, helpful, and generous, K. was completely uncivil. Nonetheless, the chairman still wants to help K. out, if for no other reason than that he fears K. will act rashly otherwise. The teacher proudly announces that the chairman has offered K. the position of school janitor. The offer is really a great favor to him, for the school has no need of a janitor. K. is unmoved...

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