Deterioration In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis

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In The Metamorphosis there are many signs of slow deterioration for Gregor using the reader response lens I see this as Gregor’s limit, his deterioration is a sign of his own inability to resort back to family for help. An example of this can be as Gregor is beginning to lose his eyesight as he notices that he can not even see across the road to the hospital. He has numerous injuries, some of which he cannot explain, like the pain in his side when he first woke up. He had an apple lodged in his back which was left to rot. He was cut by a piece of glass from a shattering alcohol bottle and was bleeding profusely when he tried to get into his room and got stuck in the door. It is obvious that all of these descriptions are painful and the whole

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