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Kafka wrote in his diary I am living with my family the dearest people and yet I am more estranged from them than from a stranger In this short story The Metamorphosis Kafka uses the Gregor Samsa and his family to show that sometimes families dont have your best interest at heart He also uses this family to reflect his own personal life but in a twisted way The emotions and physical abuse Gregor went through because of his family is similar to what Kafka went through in real life Kafkas short story The Metamorphosis is about a story a traveling salesman Gregor Samsa who wakes up one morning and finds himself transformed into a cockroach For that reason it caused a great transformation for the rest of his family also because they depended In Frank Kafkas Metamorphosis we tend to think about warmth nurture and happiness but we also become nave about the people we live with Franz Kafka shows us that family is not a picture frame that is full of happy smiles sometimes there is always that crack in the frame Humans are very dependent creatures to things like social status financial situations and also on the environment in a few words they are dependent on one thing or another When Gregor wakes up in the morning turned into a cockroach the things on his mind are normal ordinary concerns such as his physical comfort losing his job and his familys financial situation The dependence that is depended on Gregor became overbearing to him to the point where he wants To the devil with it all Especially his job what a grueling job Ive picked 1157 This reveals that his familys predicament to pay off debts has impacted to not sleep peacefully he is basically just stressed out Gregor was impacted by his family so much that he
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