Ch 5: The Metamorphosis Quotes

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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about quotes from The Metamorphosis for a standard literature course. You'll review quotes about the following subjects/themes from the book:

  • Work and Gregor's job
  • Freedom
  • Love
  • Identity
  • Guilt
  • Money
  • Windows
  • Expressionism

8 Lessons in Chapter 5: The Metamorphosis Quotes
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The Metamorphosis Quotes About Work & Gregor's Job

1. The Metamorphosis Quotes About Work & Gregor's Job

Gregor Samsa toils at a job he hates in Franz Kafka's 'The Metamorphosis', but after he awakens to life as an insect his family must find work for themselves. They hate work, and they come to hate Gregor, once he can no longer provide for them.

The Metamorphosis: Freedom Quotes

2. The Metamorphosis: Freedom Quotes

A major theme in ''The Metamorphosis'' is the desire for freedom; both Gregor and his family feel it after his bizarre transformation into a giant insect. Let's discuss quotes related to freedom in Kafka's thought-provoking narrative.

The Metamorphosis: Love Quotes

3. The Metamorphosis: Love Quotes

Kafka's 'Metamorphosis' is the story of Gregor, who must deal with the shifting dynamics within his family after he has turned into a giant insect. This lesson looks at and analyzes quotes about love in the 'Metamorphosis'.

The Metamorphosis: Identity Quotes

4. The Metamorphosis: Identity Quotes

Franz Kafka's ''The Metamorphosis'' is about a man named Gregor who wakes up one morning with the body of a bug and how he and his family deal with that. We will talk about the theme of identity by reviewing a series of quotes.

The Metamorphosis: Quotes About Guilt

5. The Metamorphosis: Quotes About Guilt

Guilt is a major theme in 'The Metamorphosis.' Gregor's family essentially blames him for turning into an insect. In this lesson we'll examine some quotes about guilt in Kafka's vivid short story.

Quotes About Money in The Metamorphosis

6. Quotes About Money in The Metamorphosis

Gregor Samsa is the family breadwinner. That is, until he turns into a beetle. Gregor and his family in Franz Kafka's ''The Metamorphosis'' must adapt, and the quotes about money throughout the story show how successful they are in doing so.

The Metamorphosis: Window Quotes

7. The Metamorphosis: Window Quotes

While life is in disarray for Gregor Samsa once he transforms into a beetle in Franz Kafka's ''The Metamorphosis,'' there are few constants, like windows. Peer into this lesson to see the Samsa family drawn to the window.

Expressionism Quotes in The Metamorphosis

8. Expressionism Quotes in The Metamorphosis

In this lesson, we will explore elements of the Expressionism movement. Specifically, you'll learn about how expressionism appears in Franz Kafka's short story 'The Metamorphosis.'

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