The Metamorphosis


Franz Kafka

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The Print of the Lady in the Muff

Shortly before his metamorphosis, Gregor framed an advertisement of a lady wearing furs and holding out a large fur muff on her arm. When he wakes up on the fateful morning as an insect, this… read analysis of The Print of the Lady in the Muff

Father's Uniform

After the metamorphosis, Gregor can no longer support his family financially, which used to be his main focus in life and a source of pride. Gregor's father, mother and sister Grete must return to… read analysis of Father's Uniform

Grete's violin

Grete's violin, like the print of the lady with the muff, is one of the story's few objects of beauty. Gregor's deepest desire before his transformation was to pay for Grete to… read analysis of Grete's violin