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Study Guide for Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis including part summary, character analysis, and more. Learn all about The Metamorphosis, ask questions, and get the answers you need.
Author: Franz Kafka
Year Published: 1915
Perspective and Narrator:
In The Metamorphosis the third-person limited omniscient narrator focuses on the perspective of the protagonist, Gregor Samsa. The narrator knows and reveals Gregor's innermost thoughts and occasionally reveals the inner thoughts of other characters as well.
The Metamorphosis is told in the past tense.
About the Title:
The title of Kafka's novella, The Metamorphosis, references the metamorphosis, or change, Gregor Samsa experiences as he transforms from a human into an insect-like creature.