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Gregor was the most unselfish person in The Metamorphosis This characteristic shows with his dedication to his work He was the only family member with a job believing he was the only one capable of it Sacrificing his social life for his work he had no friends at work and never went out at night His only hobby was fretwork sitting alone in his room The only person he was ever intimate with was his sister Grete His devotion to his work was remarkable In all of the five years he had worked for his fathers creditor he had never once been absent Always ready to go out on his rounds as early as possible he never took advantage of time for a break By the time he got back the other employees were still eating breakfast Under the belief that he was the sole provider for the family Gregor took up a job with his fathers creditor before even consulting his family They at the time were of course impressed The flat they were living in was chosen by Gregor Making enough money he hired a cook and servant He was even thinking of sending Grete to the conservatorium to further enhance what he believed to be musical talents Even after his metamorphosis he never asked for much Showing his concern for others wellbeing he hid under the couch so as not to disgust anyone by his sight Although they brought him food everyday he barely ate any of it He even wished he were not such a burden on the family and that he could have transformed back into his old self All of the actions mentioned above displayed Gregors unselfishness After his metamorphosis nobody indicated they were grateful for what he had done After his first absence the chief clerk himself appeared at Gregors house to see what was the matter When Gregor did not open his door the chief
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