Kafka's The Metamorphosis

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a very unique way in writing his books because his insomnia, helped fuel his creativity (Lindemann). In “The Metamorphosis” there is a section that explains the depressing and complicated life that Kafka had with his family. Kafka’s father was a factory owner and his family ran the business (Brod). In the section from Walter H. Sokel, he states that Kafka, “Hated his family in these fall months of 1912 as perhaps never before or since.” (Sokel) The reason he hated his family at this time is because he was making a breakthrough with “his mature literary style and needed all his time for writing,” but his family was starting to be a burden to him and the resentment for them grew even more. Kafka’s depression became even more severe and he

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