An attempt to explain the purpose of the last four pages in The Metamorphosis. A question which many critics ask. Good paragraph transistions. Lacking enough support/evidence.
At first glance, the final four pages of Franz Kafka's novel The Metamorphosis seem to be meaningless. This assumption, however, is anything but the truth. The final four pages, although seeming to be of no importance, serve to show the reader how the Samsa family changes as a
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pages of Kafka's novel are a vital part of the story. The scene at the kitchen table and the scene on the trolley both play important roles in revealing the changes in the Samsa family. The change from being completely dependent on Gregor, and the mental and physical changes made by Grete. All of which were provoked by Gregor's death. By the end of the novel, each member of the family is a different person.