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Literary & Historical Context of The Metamorphosis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was Kafka unhappy for much of his professional career?

Question 2 2. What is true of Franz Kafka's family?

Question 3 3. When did Kafka meet Max Brod?

Question 4 4. When Kafka instructed Brod to burn his work after his death, what did Brod do?

Question 5 5. What percentage of his work did Kafka burn?

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Question 6 6. In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, Gregor Samsa is injured when his father throws _____ at him.

Question 7 7. In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, _____ takes care of Gregor when he is a bug.

Question 8 8. In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, Gregor can no longer enjoy _____, after he transformed into an insect.

Question 9 9. In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, this character is prohibited from visiting Gregor:

Question 10 10. In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, the protagonist is a _____ prior to his transformation.

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Question 11 11. How does Kafka's work in the insurance world relate to ''The Metamorphosis''?

Question 12 12. Why can Kafka's ''The Metamorphosis'' be considered an example of Expressionist literature?

Question 13 13. How was Kafka's work situation helpful to his writing career and the writing of ''The Metamorphosis''?

Question 14 14. When was ''The Metamorphosis'' first written?

Question 15 15. What family issue was present both in Kafka's life and ''The Metamorphosis''?

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Question 16 16. In Kafka's The Metamorphosis, which two themes are greatly supported by the setting of the story?

Question 17 17. In what way does Gregor's apartment mirror his new insect vision in Kafka's The Metamorphosis?

Question 18 18. What is the setting of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis?

Question 19 19. What is the best definition for the word Kafkaesque?

Question 20 20. In The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, Gregor Samsa awakes one morning to discover that he has transformed into what?

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Question 21 21. Why is Franz Kafka's short story ''The Hunger Artist'' an example of a ''Kafkaesque'' situation?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a ''Kafkaesque'' situation?

Question 23 23. A nightmarishly complex situation perpetuated by the individual it affects is _____.

Question 24 24. Why is Franz Kafka's short story ''Poseidon'' an example of a ''Kafkaesque'' situation?

Question 25 25. The term ''Kafkaesque'' comes from _____.

Literary & Historical Context of The Metamorphosis Chapter Exam Instructions

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