The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

The Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka

95 pages first pub 1915 (editions)

fiction classics fantasy philosophy dark reflective medium-paced

Description

"As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect. He was laying on his hard, as it were armor-plated, back and when he lifted his head a little he could see his domelike brown bel...

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Moods

dark 70%
reflective 61%
sad 49%
emotional 27%
mysterious 23%
challenging 21%
tense 20%
funny 13%
adventurous 3%
inspiring 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 45%
fast 33%
slow 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 65% | A mix: 21% | Plot: 10% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 39% | Yes: 31% | No: 26% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

No: 53% | It's complicated: 32% | Yes: 11% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 7% | Yes: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 7% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.59

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