The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

The Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka

fiction classics fantasy literary dark funny reflective medium-paced

60 pages | first published 1915

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"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 71%
reflective 59%
sad 45%
emotional 23%
challenging 22%
mysterious 22%
tense 20%
funny 18%
adventurous 3%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 45%
fast 32%
slow 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 21% | Plot: 9% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 38% | Yes: 35% | No: 22% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

No: 55% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 11% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 77% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 8% | Yes: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 8% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.56