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his family did not make it easy for him. He listened to them talk about him but no one talked to him except the housekeeper who yelled negative words at him. Gregor lost his human characteristics and his father became so ignorant to the fact that Gregor was still his son. He kept Gregor as a prisoner to his room and punished him for coming out. In one part of the book Gregor’s threw an apple into his back and it becomes embedded in Gregor’s back. The dehumanization of Gregor Samsa although unrealistic is a lesson to be learned. It is absolutely devastating to lose the ability to be independent. People who become paraplegic or lose their eyesight, they too can become an animal because they feel as if they are no longer whole. Gregor’s family was ignorant to his feelings, his

sister did not even realize that Gregor was trying to hold on to a piece of his human feelings. Gregor Samsa was a tragic case and example of a man that lost everything. He lost his job, family, and most important he lost his humanity. Work Cited Kafka, Franz. The Metamorphosis. New York: Bantam Books 1980. THE DEHUMANIZATION OF GREGOR SAMSAKaren Douglas World Literature-2 June 3, 1996 Bibliography Work Cited Kafka, Franz. The Metamorphosis. New York: Bantam Books 1980. 329