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Metamorphosis, The

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noun German Die Verwandlung
a short story (1915) by Franz Kafka.
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“The Metamorphosis”

(1916) A story by Franz Kafka. It is a tale of psychological terror, in which a salesman named Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning to find himself transformed into a giant insect.

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