Questions tagged [the-metamorphosis]

Questions about Franz Kafka's novella 'The Metamorphosis' (German: 'Die Verwandlung'). Use this tag with the tags [franz-kafka] and [german-literature].

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What was Kafka's point in The Metamorphosis'?

When Gregor Samsa awakens to find himself transformed into some type of beetle or roach-like creature, he gives little thought to whys and wherefores but just seems to attempt to deal with his ...
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Why does Die Verwandlung have autobiographical aspects?

Why does Die Verwandlung have autobiographical aspects? What similarities are there between the life of Gregor Samsa and the life of Franz Kafka?