The Trial
The Trial
by Franz Kafka
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The Court Usher

Character Analysis

When K. meets the court usher, the court usher's wife has just been taken away by a law student, apparently to sleep with the examining magistrate. The court usher's acceptance of his wife's virtual prostitution enforces the association of the court with corruption.

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