In chapter 3 of franz kafka’s the metamorphosis, gregor is confined to his room after an injury inhibits his movement. however, he finds solace in being able to hear his family’s conversations through his open bedroom door. what does this detail show about gregor’s state of mind? a. he still feels the need for human company. b. he feels trapped in his house with his family. c. he misses interacting with his kind, loving mother. d. he’s bored and wants to go back to work.
he still feels the need for human company
He still feels the need for human company.
The book "The Metamorphosis" begins with Gregor Samsa, traveling salesman, waking metamorphosed into a gigantic insect. From then on, the whole narrative will unravel this impact in his life and in the life of his family, since he lives with his parents and his 17-year-old sister, as well as being the home provider.
When Samsa wakes up metamorphosed, he becomes isolated in his bedroom without contact with any human being. Although, this character feels exhausted from the boring life he has, he feels sad and misses the company of his family, in addition, he feels guilty for putting the family in that situation.
The correct option is (A).
In spite of his immobility Gregor is able to watch his family in their normal activities and takes conscience of the daily struggle they face to survive. In certain way he feels guilty for not being able to support them and feels the need of their company and the boarder´s.
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