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Metamorphosis - Part 3 (final)

This little book is strange, but his figure of speech is interesting. My interpretation of Greg's metamorphosis is that was a metaphor for a illness.



Illness? Yes. After finish the book and understand how his family was grateful that Greg die, I thought about it. In the beginning of his transformation, Greg's family try to be complacent and understand the situation. Time passes and they start to resign Greg situation. Nevertheless, Greg is always thinking of his family, the good times, his beloved sister, his father... so there's a love feeling from him about his family. Even if they don't care about Greg, or don't wanna to see him properly, he still thinks or imagines how the situation would be if he wasn't a huge insect (sick).

This last chapter give the sensation that the Sams (Greg's family) was disgusting him and always trying to avoid his room or talk about him with other people. In the last pages they explicitly hate him and when he dies, the Sams start to feel more calm about the situation. This is probably a tale about a familiar afflicted by a disease that doesn't have a cure or treatment, and how this influence a family.

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