Great Works of the Modern Era Final Essay

 

Great Works of the Modern Era Final Essay

While Notes from the Underground and The Metamorphosis portray different social worlds, both share themes that capture the essence of life in the twentieth

century. Citing examples from both works, explore the themes of alienation, isolation, the increasing sense of vulnerability and personal smallness in the

face of ever expanding bureaucracies experienced by protagonists The Underground Man and Gregor Samsa, anti-heroes whose sensibility is nobler than the

worlds they inhabit.

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