Book Report on “The Metamorphosis” Imagine waking up as a bug and trying to talk to family members. Frank Kafka describes this experience in his story, “The Metamorphosis.” When a person is stressed about his employment, anxious about his family, and the person seems to be trapped into a life with continual travel without any rest; the body of the person, simply, cannot handle the situation and if the person is a salesman it makes the situation even more difficult because people do not like or appreciate salesmen. What happens to Gregor Samsa was caused by similar situations causing him to become a bug and eventually the family has to learn to care for themselves. The object of the story is to paraphrase it in simple terms that show...The end:
..... The family decides to take a day of rest. Later, they went for a stroll. The father asked the daughter and wife to give him some attention. The family was able to go back to living a normal life. One of the major point about the book are that Gregor Samsa had too much stress without any real rest so his body handled the stress by becoming a bug. The sad part of the story is that Gregg Samsa was never appreciated and he was unhappy working as a salesman. The family handles the situation by showing that they were strong enough to obtain the financial problems by obtaining jobs. The end of the story shows that the family went back to normal life after the death of their son. Works Cited Kafka, Frank. “The Metamorphosis.” 18 May 2009 .