Minor Characters in The Metamorphosis


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What does the office manager imply Gregor has been doing at work in Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis?

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1. Which character leaves the Samsa's employ, promising not to tell anyone of Gregor's condition in Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis?

2. Which minor character attempts to be friendly with Gregor in Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine how much you know about the minor characters from The Metamorphosis with these assessments. You'll be quizzed on key subject areas that include an accusation made by Gregor Samsa's boss against Gregor and one of the characters who quits his or her job at the Samsas' home.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about the following points:

  • Character in the story who attempts to be friends with Gregor
  • The number of boarders who live at the Samsas' residence
  • The character who finds Gregor's body after he dies

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information from the related lesson on the minor characters from The Metamorphosis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the character who discovers Gregor's dead body and the character who tries to be friends with Gregor
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a minor character who leaves the Samsas' employ

Additional Learning

Find out more about the story and its characters with the lesson named Minor Characters in The Metamorphosis. You'll be covering the topics listed below:

  • Gregor's first realization that he's turned into an insect
  • The maid at Gregor's home
  • The reason his family takes in boarders
  • The actions of the boarders and Mr. Samsa's response