A few months after Gregor's transformation, his family hires the Charwoman to replace the servant girl and the cook. She is large, white-haired, and crude. Of all the characters, she is the least disgusted and frightened by Gregor, though she is not particularly nice either. She likes to look in on him and make fun of him.
Charwoman Quotes in The Metamorphosis
The The Metamorphosis quotes below are all either spoken by Charwoman or refer to Charwoman. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Schocken Books edition of The Metamorphosis published in 1995.).
Section 3 Quotes
Instead of being allowed to disturb him so senselessly whenever the whim took her, she should rather have been ordered to clean out his room daily, that charwoman!
Charwoman Character Timeline in The Metamorphosis
The timeline below shows where the character Charwoman appears in The Metamorphosis. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...and father all write to their bosses to take work off for the day. The charwoman leaves, excitedly mentioning that the family doesn't need to worry about disposing of the carcass,... (full context)