Gregor Samsa In Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis
Just like Gregor, his parents also experienced significant changes. Though at first Mrs. Samsa tried to show affection she came to agree with Mr. Samsa. Both Mr. and Mrs. Samsa fear Gregor's transformation and agreed that it was essential to locking Gregor up in his room. Mr Samsa's fear turns into disgust and anger after he found it impossible to hide him. They feel relief after his death and decide to pay more attention to their daughter.
Greta is Gregor's younger sister. Greta experiences a coming of age during his metamorphosis. To start with, she is only a girl, but at the end her parents acknowledged how she had grown to …show more content…
They are alike because the hardships Gregor had to face are similar to those that Franz experienced in real life. Kafka and Samsa both work as traveling salesman seeing that their family’s made it an obligation. Exactly like Gregor, Kafka had issues at home, in the same way that both had disputes with their fathers. They shared the same dislike for their jobs. Though Gregor hated being a businessman, he had no choice. It was necessary for him to continue working as a traveling salesman to pay off his family's debt. Meanwhile Kafka could not pursue his dream career of being a writer, for the reason that his father wanted him to take on a business