The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis
by Franz Kafka

The Metamorphosis: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

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Q. We can attribute parts of Gregor to his human and other parts to his animal side. Which theme is this?


Life, Consciousness
Man and the Natural World
Mortality
Morality
Fear
Q. At times he seems to be able to think abstractly about his condition (as an insect) in ways that sound rational, even if his condition is totally absurd. Which theme is this?


Mortality
Morality
Man and Natural World
Life, Consciousness
Primitivity
Q. Gregor’s literal transformation into a bug is actually a metaphor for


Innocence
Ignorance
Fear
Immorality
Isolation
Q. Kafka draws attention to how people change under pressure. Which theme is this?


Morality
Mortality
Love
Life, Consciousness
Transformation
Q. Early in the novella, we learn Gregor wishes to


Get married
Quit his job
Provide for his family
Go back to school
Get a promotion

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