Gregor's Transformation in The Metamorphosis


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In The Metamorphosis, Gregor Samsa is transformed into a _____.

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1. One possible meaning found in Gregor's transformation in The Metamorphosis is Kafka's own understanding of his _____ as separate from reality.

2. Gregor's sister at first reacts to the transformation of her brother in The Metamorphosis with _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gregor Samsa undergoes a strange transformation in Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis. This quiz/worksheet will test you on important topics like what Gregor transforms into and the meaning behind that transformation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be answering questions on the following:

  • The way Gregor's sister responds to her brother's transformation
  • Artistic way of combining reality with absurdity
  • The fate of Gregor's transformation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the way Gregor Samsa changes in The Metamorphosis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the word for combining ordinary life with absurd situations in literature and art
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what Gregor transforms into and how it can be interpreted

Additional Learning

Learn more with the accompanying lesson called Gregor's Transformation in The Metamorphosis. These topics will be discussed for your benefit:

  • What 'metamorphosis' means
  • Details about the change that happens to Gregor
  • Analysis of the themes associated with Gregor's transformation