Gregor Samsa Symbolizes Change in Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

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Transformation in the world happens when people are healed and start investing in other people- Michael W. Smith. Change plays a key role in one’s life. Change is what makes one’s life different from usual; change is needed in everyone’s life in order to maintain the fluency of life. The character Gregor Samsa’s in the book “Metamorphosis” by Franz Kafka symbolizes change, in which he gets transformed into a large insect. Change literally means to make or do something in a different manner to get a new result. However the central theme of the masterpiece “The Metamorphosis” is change. The novel illustrates the idea of change and transformation through its main character Gregor Samsa who transforms into a large insect. The real transformation is not specified in the novel, but many signs of him being an insect are pointed. This book shows lifestyle of an ordinary man who gets transformed into an insect. Gregor’s life before the transformation was very simple and undemanding as he was a very hardworking man who worked to pay back his dad’s debt. He worked as a postman who delivered m...
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