Marxism In The Metamorphosis

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At first glance, the storyline of The Metamorphosis seems to be a novella of Gregor, the protagonist, who wakes up one morning from an unsettling dream to find himself transformed into a monstrous vermin. Underlyingly with a Karl Marx’s economic perspective, this short novel portrays a metaphor that gives this unpractical semblance a great deal of relevance to the structure of society. Marxism is the concept that the abolition of social classes is essential for an ideal society to happen. By examination of this storyline from a Marxist view, it is clear that The Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka, reveals that the hidden theme is the conflict between the proletariat and the bourgeoisie. In this situation, it is shown that Gregor represents the

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