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Emotional Isolation at Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis The metamorphosis quite possibly was composed by Kafka as an outlet for his feelings of isolation and helplessness. Inside, the protagonist, Gregor Samsa, awakens one morning to find himself spontaneously "transformed in his bed into a monstrous vermin." The story continues from there at a most realistic manner: his family rejects him, and he remains straight up in his room before he expires. Although interpretations of the story disagree, my view is that Kafka wrote this narrative for a protestation, whether consciously or unconsciously, of his own internal needs not being met. Franz Kafka suffered from severe mental disorientation. This man suffered acute tragedies as a child: since the first child of Hermann and Julie Kafka, he lived to see two brothers born and perish before he was six years old. Though they were finally replaced by three new sisters, Kafka began his lifetime with tragedies that most people do not encounter until they are far older. Kafka lacked parental guidance, as he and his sisters had been brought up mostly by governess. He was a Jew, and lived in Czechoslovakia, but he went to German universities. Therefore Kafka masked himself twice, in the bidding of the father. His father had forced himself into a successful businessman, also expected Kafka to perform exactly the same. The majority of Kafka's stories include or centre round an over-domineering, almost frightening daddy figure. Kafka obeyed his dad. He remembered his high school instruction as being dull and pointless, but, out of obedience to his father, he finished it, and passed with flying colours. This shifting to a less solemn choice to be able to violate nobody characterizes Kafka very well. He possessed a excellent mind but rarely,.