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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.

All of the following are examples of understatement EXCEPT


"'What's happened to me,' he thought. It was no dream" (line 5).


"He did not know what to make of them" (line 20).


"'Why don't I keep sleeping for a little while longer and forget all this foolishness,' he thought" (lines 12-13).


"He really didn't feel particularly fresh and active" (line 32).


"Apart from a really excessive drowsiness after the long sleep, Gregor in fact felt quite well" (lines 36-37).

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