Human Weariness In Kafka's The Metamorphosis

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Human Weariness in The Metamorphosis
Typically associated with the transformation of an ugly caterpillar into a beautiful butterfly, the word “metamorphosis” tends to represent promise and change. However, as Gregor and Grete prove, The Metamorphosis provides an almost ironic meaning of the word. In conjunction with Gregor deteriorating physically after his initial transformation, the reader can see this transformation take place on an emotional and psychological level as well. Young Grete diminishes from loving sister to an unsympathetic young woman. Through a variety of character developments, Kafka 's The Metamorphosis shows the effects that change has on people, proving that human weariness is inevitable. After his initial physical transformation,

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