The Metamorphosis: Frank Kafta

The Metamorphosis
The writer of a popular short story titled The Metamorphosis was written by Franz Kafka in 1912.Kafka was born into a Jewish middle-class German speaking family on July 3, 1883 in Prague, Bohemia now known as Czech Republic. Kafka wrote many pieces but was best known for The Metamorphosis, and his creation of literary terms like Kafkaesque, which was inspired by his bizarre impersonal short stories.
Kafka’s father Hermann Kafka was a successful merchant who ran a shop on the main level and they lived on the top level. Hermann had a bad temper and had high expectations for his three sons to continue running the family business. When Kafka’s two brothers died the natural strain of being the only boy began. Not approving of his son’s decision to become a writer, Kafka faced many conflicts with his bath. Knowing that his father didn’t approve of his wrote Kafka still continued to follow his passion of writing.
In 1919 Kafka wrote Letter to Father, which he never sent.   A person feels more at peace with their internal anger when they write down their thoughts on paper, and that’s what I felt Kafka did when he wrote the letter to his father. Even though he never sent the letter, nor had intensions to send it, there is always the possibilities of his father to find the letter. Many people repress their feelings because they don’t want to face the truth, or hurt anyone else; it seemed that Kafka was empowered by his escape through literature.
Like William Gibson who story Burning Chrome we read in class, Kafka was also a fiction writer ahead of his time. Work by Kafka often was addressing subjects three decades in advance. Due to isolation from the German community Kafka often wrote about the ghetto before there was urban build-up. Due to his families’ extreme religious practice Kafka eventually declared himself a socialist atheist. Max Brod became Kafka’s translator in 1902, with all the time that the two spent together they eventually became...