Discuss the theme of dream and reality in The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
...Kafka’s The Metamorphosis,
Nabokov, V., Franz Kafka:" The Metamorphosis."
Vladimir Nabokov: Lectures on Literature, The Kafka Project,
Preece, J. The Cambridge Companion to Kafka, 2002, Cambridge University Press.... !”
The metamorphosis, though shocking and striking, is yet grounded in reality. For example, when we go to bed everyday in new surroundings, we are expect to feel a moment of surprise on waking up - a sudden sense of unreality, and this experience must occur repeatedly over in the life of a traveling salesman. It is the sort of thing that makes any sense of continuity in life impossible, as the sense of reality depends upon continuity, upon duration. Also, awakening...