The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis
by Franz Kafka
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Character Role Analysis

Gregor Samsa

The metamorphosis of the story's title mainly belongs to Gregor, whose transformation into a bug initiates all the events in the story. The story also spends most of the time in Gregor's head, filtering events through Gregor's perspective until his death, when it shifts into the other family members for the last few paragraphs.

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