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The Trial

The Trial

by

Franz Kafka

 Table of Contents

The Examining Magistrate

Character Analysis

The examining magistrate conducts K.'s initial court inquiry. K.'s discovery that the examining magistrate's law books are actually pornographic novels confirms K.'s suspicion that his trial is a terrible joke.

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