Blindness In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis

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Franz Kafka’s short story The Metamorphosis, becoming a beetle gives Gregor insight on his family. Raymond Carver’s short story The Cathedral, shows Bub, a once judgmental man, the insight on blindness. Before their changes, they were blinded by what was in front of them. Life changes cause Gergor’s and Bub’s perspective to differ from what they once were. In the beginning, both characters are content with life, until changes take place. Bub is happy with his wife, but feels a pit of jealousy as Robert, her blind penpal, visits. Because of his own ignorance, he is oblivious towards Robert. “A blind man in my house was not something I looked forward to” (Carver, 1). He didn’t want to meet Robert. To him robert is nothing but a blind man who
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