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Unformatted text preview: look to an athletic (Aryan) one-Kafka’s resentment of his body was a feeling shared with other members of his community Relationship b/w Gregor and family-First sign: thought of asking his father for help to roll over makes him laugh/smile-First time he gave them money, they were grateful, but it became habitual and didn’t even notice – what has been missing before the transformation was recognition – internally could have felt like a roach because of lack of recognition, therefore not as horrified when outer appearance matched the inner-Samsa very considerate (hides from family when come it)-Sister speaks of him as an IT (p. 24) where she decides they cannot live with him anymore-When he dies, she says HE’s so thin – emotions come back Kafkaesque: shocking, disturbing, against the norm, characterized by alienation and discomfort that one would feel with themselves and their surroundings...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course COM 25 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.
- Winter '08
- The Metamorphosis, Gregor Samsa