Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis

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Kafka tells the story through Grete viewpoint to point out the obligation of gender equality. He shifts the story from Gregor’s perspective to Grete’s perspective. Gregor’s transformation forces Grete to fill the role left unattended by Gregor and creates her own point of view, whereas before she would mindlessly obey everyone’s commands. Grete obeying everyone’s commands without refusal lets the reader imply she has not possessed her sense of self, yet because she never experiences the need for independence before Gregor’s metamorphosis. As Gregor weakly diminishes, Grete gains her powerful self-confidence and forms her own opinions, since Gregor can no longer provide for the family, she doesn’t feel the pressure to obey the family like she
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