in the penal colony summary

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    Overall Themes of Franz Kafka’s Writing

    Introduction Franz Kafka was born in 1883 in Prague. In his fiction, Kafka was capable to evoke a way of the bewildering oppressiveness of modern life. His characters continually face failure and futility, and so they battle to outlive in a world that’s largely unfeeling and unfamiliar. Themes from his different works The themes of existentialism, prosecution, heavenly judgement and punishment…

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    “In the Penal Colony”: Themes

    Before analyzing the themes of “In the Penal Colony”, let’s take a look at brief overview of the story. The story, “In the Penal Colony”, is a fantasy-allegory portraying the essential situation of faith within the modern world. The explorer, representing the humanitarian outlook of a secularist tradition, visits an earth that’s in a state of sin. The previous commandant…

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