Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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The Metamorphosis Allusions & Cultural References

When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.

Literary and Philosophical References

  • Jakob Wasserman, The Story of Young Renate Fuchs (1.1)
  • Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Venus in Furs (1.2)

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