Modernism in The Metamorphosis: Theme & Quotes


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Which of the following statements would a modernist writer agree with?

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1. What is one way 'The Metamorphosis' is related to modernism?

2. Which of the following best describes how Gregor felt about his previous job in 'The Metamorphosis'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Modernism in The Metamorphosis reflects the society Gregor Samsa was living in. You'll be tested on key subjects such as an ideology of a modernist writer and the modernist perspective in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These concepts will be covered in the quiz:

  • Gregor's previous job and how he felt about it
  • The basis of modernist thought
  • Major modernist theme in the story

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about modernism in The Metamorphosis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the way Gregor felt about his former job
  • Making connections - use your understanding of modernism and its relationship to early 20th-century society

Additional Learning

The principles of modernist thought will be discussed further in the lesson entitled Modernism in The Metamorphosis: Theme & Quotes. These areas of study will be discussed:

  • Period during which modernism was popular
  • Gregor's perspective
  • Unhappiness in Gregor's family life