Family in The Metamorphosis: Theme & Quotes


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In what way can the aftermath of Gregor's transformation into an insect in The Metamorphosis be understood as a metaphor for familial love?

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1. In Kafka's Metamorphosis, Gregor's sister, Grete, continues to care for him after his transformation into an insect. Which of the following is one example of a way that she cares for Gregor?

2. In Kafka's Metamorphosis, who is the family member who eventually proposes that they must get rid of Gregor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will assess how much you know about the family in The Metamorphosis. You'll be quizzed on key topics like the way Gregor Samsa's change is a metaphor for familial love and the relationship Gregor has with his sister after his transformation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following will be covered on the quiz/worksheet:

  • Family member that says they should get rid of Gregor
  • Pressure on Gregor's family after his metamorphosis
  • The theme of family in the final scene of the novella

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on family in The Metamorphosis and Gregor's relationship with his sister
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the last scene of the story and one member of the family who suggests they get rid of Gregor
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the metaphor of Gregor's transformation

Additional Learning

Learn more with the lesson named Family in The Metamorphosis: Theme & Quotes. These topics will be addressed:

  • Summary of the story and Gregor's family
  • Explanation of a metaphor and how they're used
  • Reactions of Gregor's family to his transformation