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A Hunger Artist

A Hunger Artist

  

by Franz Kafka

Analysis: Tough-o-Meter

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(5) Tree Line

On the surface, the story is written in a simple, clear style, and the plot itself is not complicated. But peek beneath that deceptive simplicity, and you'll find the thorny philosophical dilemmas that Kafka's writing is known for.

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