Kafka's Metamorphosis

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Dialogue in text conveys a number of ideas in text, from emotion to general communication. In the metamorphosis Franz Kafka uses dialogue through his character to create the feelings or level of concern for the protagonist, Gregor Samsa. Samsa’s mother, Sister and even his employer the chief clerk each show their side of the situation through dialogue and internal frustration created by Kafka. After initially talking to himself in his room for a prolonged amount of time, Samsa’s mother is first introduced into this cycle of character­ when she comes knocking gingerly at his door. She asks “Didn’t you want to go somewhere?” (Kafka, 96) Where he difficulty tried to enunciate his words, simply saying - “Yes, mother, yes,

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