The Father in The Metamorphosis: Change & Quotes


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In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, what does Mr. Samsa throw at Gregor, wounding his back?

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1. What does Mr. Samsa do for a living before Gregor becomes an insect in Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis?

2. What kind of job does Mr. Samsa find after Gregor can no longer work in Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your understanding of Gregor's father in The Metamorphosis with this worksheet/quiz. You'll be answering questions on key points like what Mr. Samsa threw at Gregor in the story and what Mr. Samsa did for a living before Gregor's change.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about the following:

  • Mr. Samsa's job after Gregor turns into a beetle
  • Debt that Gregor was working to pay off
  • The job Gregor had before his transformation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Mr. Samsa in The Metamorphosis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the work Mr. Samsa was doing before his son turned into an insect
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the debt Gregor was trying to pay off and the job he had before his metamorphosis

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled The Father in The Metamorphosis: Change & Quotes will teach you more about the following key points:

  • The reason Gregor's father is unemployed
  • How Gregor's parents and sister treat him once he is no longer needed
  • How Gregor dies and the way his family reacts