Before the Law by Kafka: Summary & Analysis

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What are Kafkaesque situations?

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1. In Before the Law, why does the man from the country wait outside of the gateway to the law?

2. In Before the Law, how does the man from the country spend his time outside the gate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet combo, you will demonstrate your knowledge of Kafka's parable Before the Law. The quiz questions concern details from the story as well as analysis of major themes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will test you on:

  • What a Kafkaesque situation is
  • Plot of Before the Law
  • Purpose of the story

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Before the Law
  • Making connections - understand the concept of a Kafkaesque situation in different contexts
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the parable

Additional Learning

To ensure your understanding, review the accompanying lesson, Before the Law by Kafka: Summary & Analysis. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the context of Before the Law and The Trial
  • Define Kafkaesque
  • Summarize the parable
  • Explain the meaning of the parable
  • Identify major plot themes
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