The Role Of Isolation In Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis

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Gregor is taken into a deep state of depression, and he misses the s freedom Heidegger would call superficial he used to have. Kafka describes Gregor’s vison ,of the Charlotte street as a gray sky and gray earth being almost indistinguishably fused, implying that Gregor can no longer see the difference between his happiness and sadness. Gregor is no longer able to relate to the outside world due to his isolation for the past month, causing him severe loneness. The window he looks out of represents all Gregor has left of his fading connection with the outside world. The life he had before his transformation and the life he cannot go back to. Gregor feels less and less like himself with each day gone by. The street is described as a dessert,
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