The Metamorphosis: Identity Quotes


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In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, what change impacts Greg Samsa's identity?

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1. In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, how does Gregor's transformation change his mother and father's identities?

2. In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, what does Gregor's sister call him that makes him feel completely disconnected from his old self?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions allows you to find out what you remember about Kafka's The Metamorphosis. See if you know how he shows his views on identity and perception as revealed in the thoughts and actions of the characters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz/worksheet set to review your knowledge of:

  • The impact that Gregor's change has on his mother and father
  • Gregor's desire related to his place within the family
  • The change that greatly impacts Gregor's identity

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the aspect of a person that is shown to greatly affect identity in The Metamorphosis
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Kafka's examination of identity in The Metamorphosis in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what Gregor's sister does that drives home his otherness

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this novella, review the lesson titled The Metamorphosis: Identity Quotes. It covers:

  • The way Gregor's mother refers to him
  • Gregor's increasing despair in his new life
  • The transformation of Gregor's status in his sister's eyes