Study Guide

A Hunger Artist Characters

By Franz Kafka

The Hunger Artist (a.k.a. The Starvation Artist)

Picture a skinny artist hanging out in a cage, wearing only a black leotard. Nope, it's not a...

The Manager

Celebrity managers get a bad rap, don't they? On TV and in the movies, agents and managers are...

The Watchmen

When the hunger artist is still insanely popular, the public chooses a group of men to keep watch...

The Circus Supervisor

The circus supervisor has the dubious honor of receiving the hunger artist's last words....

The Audience

The audience is usually described as an entity in itself, rather than as a bunch of individuals....