Metamorphosis: Metamorphosis Taking Place Involving Gregor and Its Effect on
Metamorphosis. This means a change in form, structure, or
appearance. Change is a major theme throughout Franz Kafka's novella,
The Metamorphosis. There is a significant relationship between the title,
The Metamorphosis, and the theme of change. Kafka's main character, Gregor
Samsa, undergoes many changes and his transformation evokes change in his
Several metamorphosis take place involving Gregor. First, a
physical change occurs "
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shapely girl." (58) Also, they wish to marry her off. In addition
they plan to move into a new, more manageable home in which they can find
As the seasons bring life and death changes in the world of nature,
so to in this story, does the life and death of Gregor Samsa bring profound
changes not only to him as an individual but also to the lives of the
others around him.