Imagery in The Metamorphosis: Examples & Quotes


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In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, Gregor Samsa awakes as a _____.

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1. In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, what makes up for Gregor's lack of teeth?

2. In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, why is Gregor's room rearranged?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet covers the imagery used in The Metamorphosis. You'll answer questions on topics like what happens to Gregor Samsa upon waking and what makes up for his lack of teeth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out what you know about these key points:

  • Reason Gregor's room is rearranged
  • Emotion demonstrated by a quote from the story
  • Characteristic of Gregor's new legs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the imagery of The Metamorphosis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why Gregor's room gets rearranged and the way his mother reacts to him
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what compensates for his lack of teeth

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this novella with the lesson entitled Imagery in The Metamorphosis: Examples & Quotes. The following points are discussed:

  • Details about the changes that happen to Gregor
  • Kafka's use of imagery to depict Gregor's transformation
  • Emotions associated with the characters