What is the family's reaction to Gregor's death?

A. Happiness that his life is finally over
B. Sadness mixed with a sense of relief
C. Terrible grief and guilt over his death
D. Anger that it took him so long to die

2 Answer

  • The answer is B: Sadness mixed with a sense of relief.

    In this story by the great writer, Franz Kafka, Gregor Samsa is turned into a horrible bug. This brings a lot of hardships, both for Gregor and his family.

    After Gregor dies, his family, although saddened by GregorĀ“s death, feels a great deal of relief, and after considering their finances, they realize that they can finally move to a different apartment, something that they couldnĀ“t do while Gregor was alive.

  • Answer:

    Sadness mixed with a sense of relief