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A Cold Shower

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The Metamorphosis, Franz Kakfa

Kafka, Franz. "The Metamorphosis." 1916. Trans. Ian Johnston. Planet PDF. Malaspina University-
College Nanaimo, BC, 1999. Web. 15 August 2016.

The simile "like a cold shower" in line 21 PRIMARILY serves to

A

underscore the surprise Gregor feels.

B

emphasize the unpleasantness Gregor feels.

C

reinforce Gregor's new sensations.

D

accentuate the pain Gregor feels.

E

create the sense of how unclean Gregor feels.