The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka: Book Summary


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In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, the protagonist is a _____ prior to his transformation.

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1. In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, _____ takes care of Gregor when he is a bug.

2. In Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, Gregor Samsa is injured when his father throws _____ at him.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet is a simple way to test your understanding of The Metamorphosis, with questions on key character and plot details.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet is composed of questions involving these aspects of The Metamorphosis:

  • The protagonist's job
  • Who takes care of Gregor
  • How Gregor is injured
  • Who is prohibited from seeing Gregor
  • What Gregor can no longer enjoy as a bug

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn important details from the lesson on the story's plot
  • Distinguishing differences - compare Gregor's life before and after his transformation
  • Making connections - use your understanding to connect character descriptions with the appropriate person

Additional Learning

To look closer at this story, you can review the accompanying lesson, The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka: Book Summary. This lesson consists of the following objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with the transformation at the heart of the story's plot
  • Leran how Gregor's family treats him after his transformation
  • Explore how Grete's view of Gregor changes over the course of the story
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