Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis - Jonathan Gold Dr. Mary Mar October 21, 2005...

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Jonathan Gold October 21, 2005 Dr. Mary Mar Metamorphosis Response Gregor Samsa, the main character of Metamorphosis , is a traveling salesman who awakes one morning to find that he has been inexplicably transformed into a giant insect. Gregor evokes your empathy, because the reader it forced to sympathize with this character disposition. We are also inclined to sympathize with the parents of Gregor, because they no longer have the same son they once loved. Gregor’s life becomes a burden on the family, his mother can no longer bare to see the sight of him. His father is disgusted with him, and feels not remorse for hitting Gregor or throwing things at him. In the end, the family decides that they must abandon the notion that this monstrous bug is their Gregor. If it really were him, Grete reasons, he would have gone away on his own and spared them this torment. Gregor, now barely able to move, skulks back to his room. The door is shut and barred behind him. Gregor agrees with his sister. He thinks of his
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