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Wonder and Metamorphosis

To what extent do you agree that the role of the sisters in both ‘Wonder’ and ‘Metamorphosis’ is just as important to the exploration of the search for identity in the two stories as that of the main character when comparing the presentation of Via and Grete? 2,043 more words

December 2016

  • The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
    • Rating: 9/10
    • Genre: Magical Realism
    • Pages: around 60 (!!)
    • Topics: Family, Internal Conflict, Tragedy
    • Summary: Gregor Samsa is a very ordinary person.
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Collected Stories of Franz Kafka - Everyman's Library Edition

This compilation of short stories includes Kafka’s most famous work: The Metamorphosis, The Stoker and In the Penal Colony. It is obvious from his choice of subjects and the painful interaction of his characters that life was a struggle for Kafka. ★★★

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‘Poetry is always an expedition in search of truth.’

Franz Kafka – German-language writer of Prague

“Dichtung ist immer nur eine Expedition nach der Wahrheit.” 20 more words


The Orange Monkey ~

“Just as Josef K, the protagonist of Kafka’s ‘The Trial,’ awoke one day to discover that he had become part of some unfathomable legal carnival, we, too are frequently waking to discover that the rules of the digital game have once again profoundly changed.” — Evgeny Morozov


Book of da Week: The Trial by Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka’s the Trial was the first of his books picked up by major publishers such as Penguin. It maintains the noble tradition of being, aptly enough, Kafkaesque – in other words, creating a story around an event which is irrational inexplicable, and absurd (like ordering a pizza and receiving Arnold Schwarzenegger instead). 467 more words