Kafka and Abe on the Human Spirit Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Kafka and Abe on the Human Spirit
A discussion on the similarities between Niki Junpei and Gregor Samsa.
# 142040 | 1,500 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (German)


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The paper asserts that Niki Junpei and Gregor Samsa would have had much to discuss; both characters suffered alienation in bizarre situations that led to their obliteration. The paper discusses how the stories invert the characters' relationship with their environments, but ultimately Junpei and Samsa are undone, with Junpei stuck indefinitely in a sand pit and Samsa permanently transformed into a beetle. The writer posits that what interests him is how these characters are unwillingly absorbed into their new circumstances, apparently unable to resist the flow of the situations imposed upon them.

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"Niki Junpei and Gregor Samsa would have had much to discuss. Both characters suffered alienation in bizarre situations that led to their obliteration. The stories invert the characters' relationship with their environments, but ultimately Junpei and Samsa are undone, with Junpei stuck indefinitely in a sand pit and Samsa permanently transformed into a beetle. What interests me is how these characters are unwillingly absorbed into their new circumstances, apparently unable to resist the flow of the situations imposed upon them. This is interesting because life is like that. Anyone who has survived war, for example, probably had to come to terms with a recalibrated..."

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