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What happened in the metamorphosis?

Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis is about Gregor Samsa, a traveling salesman who wakes up one day to find that he has transformed into a giant insect. His family is disgusted with him, especially when he is no longer able to earn income. Gregor eventually dies after deciding that he is a burden to his family.

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In this regard, what happens in the metamorphosis?

Gregor Samsa, a traveling salesman, wakes up in his bed to find himself transformed into a large insect. He looks around his room, which appears normal, and decides to go back to sleep to forget about what has happened. He tries to get out of bed, but he cannot maneuver his transformed body.

Beside above, what happens in the end of the metamorphosis? For a story with such a sensational beginning, Kafka's Metamorphosis ends with a relative whimper (just like the world, according to T.S. Eliot). After all the hijinks, you'd expect Gregor to die in a more theatrical way. Instead, Gregor, weakened by a long period of self-starvation, collapses on the floor.

Besides, how did Gregor die in metamorphosis?

Instead, Gregor dies from starvation (he finds human food disgusting) and, presumably, from some sort of infection caused the apple lodged in his back from his father throwing it at him.

What happens in Part 2 of the metamorphosis?

The Metamorphosis Summary and Analysis of Chapter 2. At twilight Gregor wakes up, believing that he heard the noise of someone entering and leaving his room. Gregor's sister comes in and, seeing he is under the sofa, takes away the milk. Instead, she brings various items to see which of them he will eat.

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