Metaphor in The Metamorphosis


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In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, the author fog and dreary weather to represent what?

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1. Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis is a story that shows the results of what?

2. Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, Gregor Samsa is shown in what extended metaphor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out what you know the way in which metaphors are used in The Metamorphosis. Answer questions on key points like the weather and what it represents as well as the results showcased in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics will be explored:

  • An extended metaphor associated with Gregor Samsa's character
  • The metaphor involving the Manager
  • Gregor's circumstances in The Metamorphosis

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about metaphors in The Metamorphosis
  • Making connections - use your understanding of metaphors and their connection to the foggy and dreary weather of the story
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Gregor's life and transformation and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the results that are showcased in the story

Additional Learning

Feel free to learn more about metaphor use in Kafka's famous novella with the lesson named Metaphor in The Metamorphosis. You'll be covering the following key subjects:

  • Gregor's feelings when he's first introduced in the story
  • His job and how it makes him a prisoner to his family
  • The way Gregor is cut off from the world