Gregor Samsa's mental deterioration started before his transformation
rooted from his alienation at work from society and his family
his metamorphosis is a reflection of his self perception or his true self identity
his transformation is not only physically dehumanizing but also mentally
i chose this picture as it enables readers to visualize Gregor Samsa in his bug form.
Consequently, his low self-esteem is a trigger for psychotic depression.
In his metamorphosis, Gregor’s sister Grete takes the role of caring for her brother but in the end the strain on her own life is too much to bear and the family has to employ a care provider to care for Gregor.
Franz Kafka's story "The Metamorphosis," deals with a man who turns into some sort of insect, resulting.A Guide to Writing the Literary Analysis Essay I.
it was only after his death that he was truly free.
by MARGARET GREY
Franz Kafka toys with the theme of alienation throughout the short novella The Metamorphosis,
exploring various disciplines of alienation— physical, psychological and social, in reflection of the life of Gregor Samsa.
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For most HIV/AIDS afflicted persons, alienation is usually due to society or family driven pressures.