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Chapter Summaries of The Metamorphosis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. At the end of the second chapter of Franz Kafka's ''Metamorphosis,'' why does Gregor's father throw apples at Gregor?

Question 2 2. While removing furniture from Gregor's room during the second chapter of Franz Kafka's ''Metamorphosis,'' Gregor's mother suddenly decides it is not a good idea. Why?

Question 3 3. After having an apple lodged in his back, Gregor passes out, but not before seeing his mother rush toward his father. What is she trying to do, as briefly mentioned at the end of chapter two in Franz Kafka's ''Metamorphosis''?

Question 4 4. Concerned for Gregor's health, how does Grete, Gregor's sister, determine what types of food Gregor prefers to eat, as explained in the second chapter of Franz Kafka's ''Metamorphosis''?

Question 5 5. Gregor determines during the second chapter of Kafka's ''Metamorphosis'' that his family can subsist on his ''unused capital'' for how many years?

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Question 6 6. Why does Gregor Samsa work as a salesman in Franz Kafka's story ''Metamorphosis'' if the work makes him so unhappy?

Question 7 7. Who comes to check on Gregor and inquire as to why he missed his train in Kafka's story ''Metamorphosis''?

Question 8 8. When Gregor wakes up in the morning and finds that he is an insect in Kafka's ''Metamorphosis'', what simple task proves extraordinarily difficult?

Question 9 9. In Kafka's ''Metamorphosis'', the disparity between Gregor's acceptance of his change and the remaining family members' shock and horror is an indication of what?

Question 10 10. What assertion does the chief clerk make in order to get Gregor to come out of his room in Kafka's story ''Metamorphosis''?

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Question 11 11. Though the family had problems before, once they are freed from the burden of Gregor, life seems rosy to them, illustrating Kafka's message that _____ is everything.

Question 12 12. In The Metamorphosis, the reader knows when Grete has changed her perception of Gregor when she begins to _____.

Question 13 13. In Chapter 3 of The Metamorphosis, Gregor is drawn out from hiding in his room by _____.

Question 14 14. The story stretches the reader's ability to believe in the plot due to Kafka's style of _____.

Question 15 15. The reader of The Metamorphosis can probably understand the shock of the boarders in the Samsas' apartment when they _____.

Chapter Summaries of The Metamorphosis Chapter Exam Instructions

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