by Franz Kafka
The Metamorphosis: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Metamorphosis? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. We can attribute parts of Gregor to his human and other parts to his animal side. Which theme is this?
Man and the Natural World
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?
Man and Natural World
Q. Gregor’s literal transformation into a bug is actually a metaphor for
Q. Kafka draws attention to how people change under pressure. Which theme is this?
Q. Early in the novella, we learn Gregor wishes to
Quit his job
Provide for his family
Go back to school
Get a promotion