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The Trial

The Trial


by Franz Kafka

The Trial: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. What type of government is criticized? -> Totalitarian
2. A state controlled by an authority beyond the law is called -> Big Brother
3. The Trial questions justice and the -> Poor
4. Corresponding to Kafka’s vision of an all-encompassing but indifferent society in The Trial is the individual’s intense feelings of ____ -> Cohesion
5. Corresponding to general hopelessness is a state of mind that is distracted and exhausted, unable to follow a thought to its reasonable and logical end, unable to formulate a meaningful purpose in life. Which theme is this? -> Marriage