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family relations it The Metamorphisis In The Metamorphosis Gregors new state both scares and angers his father eventually resulting in Gregors death Gregors father has been long free from working to support the family and this burden has now been restored by Gregors metamorphosis Mr Samsas dependency on Gregor is shown in his first appearance in the book were he immediately seems furious that gregor has so little as missed a train In an incredible display of hypocrisy he says Hes not well sir believe me what else would make him miss a train This shows the beginning of the end for Gregor Gregor is late for only one day of work and his father reacts as if he has done something terribly wrong As Gregor first reveals his new state we see more anger and a hint at the violent out burst that would come His father knotted his fist with a fierce expression on his face as if he meant to knock Gregor back into his room then looked uncertainly round the living room covered his eyes with his hands and wept till his great chest heaved I interpret his fathers uncertain look and heaving weep as the sudden realization that Gregor could no longer work given his new position Robert M Goldenson PHD state that Ordinarily situations that arouse anger pass over quickly but if they do not and the responses persist for a long period they may produce psychosomatic symptoms This is likely what occurred in Mr Samsas case The more time he had to think about Gregor not bringing in any money but only taking up a room caused him to see Gregor as a pest or infestation John T Wood says that Anger and fear are two of the most powerful forces that drive men and other animals This is shown when the unreasonable Mr Samsa attacked Gregor with a barrage of apples which later caused Gregors death Its
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