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In his The Metamorphosis Gregor Samsa finds himself transformed into an enormous insect Kafka The Metamorphosis 467 Before the transformation Gregors family depends on him for their survival Afterwards however the transformation prevents him from following his responsibilities and family duties consequently he is detested to the point of abandonment abuse and neglect This represents how society neglects those who are useless and undertake extreme measures when they become a burden Gregor becomes an outcast the moment he opens the door and everyone observes that he is transformed His new look drives the Deputy Director away and causes him to lose his job which seemed to upset Gregors father 476 Immediately the father turns on his son and reacts violently by Snatched in his left hand a large newspaper from the table and began stamping his feet and flourishing the stick and the newspaper to drive Gregor back into his room 476 He is prepared to go as far as killing his son since at every moment the stick in his fathers hand threatened to deal him a fatal blow to his back or head 476 Since Gregor cannot contribute to the family anymore it causes him to be attacked by people who supposedly loved him To become abandoned in his room because the same people do not want to see him This symbolizes humans will go to extreme measures to destroy the people that cause trouble When a person is being helpful to others those people admire this person However when the person stops being helpful the group shuns the person and excludes him or her from everything the group participates inAs the days go by Gregor becomes more unworthy of his relatives to the point that they declare him to not even be part of the family His lack of participation forces everyone else to get a job causing this overworked and overtired family to not have any time to worry
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