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Thieny Nguyen Professor Jacoby ENG 205 03 December 2009 Vocabulary - "Kafkaesque" is an eponym used to describe concepts, situations, and ideas which are reminiscent of the literary work of Prague writer Franz Kafka , particularly his novels The Trial and The Castle , and the novella The Metamorphosis . The term, which is quite fluid in definition, has also been described as "marked by a senseless, disorienting, often menacing complexity - Solitude (n): the state or situation of being alone; a state of social isolation - Laceration (n): a torn ragged wound. - Privilege (n): a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group. - Impunity (n): exemption from punishment or loss. - Reconcile (v): make compatible with. - Silhouette (n): an outline of a solid object. - Dilapidated (adj): in deplorable condition. - Emaciated (adj): very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold. - Pry (v): to move or force, esp. in an effort to get something open. - Tarnish (v): make dirty or spotty; also used metaphorically.
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