Metamorphosis (Kafka's Metamorphosis adapted by Splendid Theatre's Kerry Frampton)

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Why do they break character when introducing the family?
to show how the family is putting on a facade to appear normal
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What does the repetition of 'repeat' in Gregor's daily routine show us?
that he's feeling overwhelmed and is about to crack as he cannot cope anymore
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Why do they ask rhetorical questions?
it links into morality play
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How does Johanne show her worry and concern for Gregor?
asks questions (to know if he's okay) and when he is late for work she has her arms and pitch volume raised as she runs in circles
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How does Greta react when Johanne says that nothing should change (and how does Johanne deliver this line)?
Greta lowers her hand, her voive lowers, her tempo slows and she stares ahead (Johanne has a quick tempo with obvious desperation in her voice)
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How does Johanne change after Gregor metamorphosises?
her smile lessens / doesn't show as much teeth as before which shows the pain that she is trying to hide
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How do they involve the audience?
shout at someone for being on their phone, asks if they should go to a year later, has audience members ask and answer 'Am I Normal' questions
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What's the significance pf the violin music?
causes Gregor to leave his room which shows that although his physical appearance has changed he is still the same person
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What's the significance of the alarm clock being broken?
shows how broken the family is without Gregor
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In what way are the three bearded men portrayed as pretentious?
rolled r's, pronounce words differently to the other characters,turn their noses up at the Samsa's cooking and furniture and took advantage of the fact that they are needed by the Samsa family
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Card 2

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What does the repetition of 'repeat' in Gregor's daily routine show us?

Back

that he's feeling overwhelmed and is about to crack as he cannot cope anymore

Card 3

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Why do they ask rhetorical questions?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

How does Johanne show her worry and concern for Gregor?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

How does Greta react when Johanne says that nothing should change (and how does Johanne deliver this line)?

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Preview of the front of card 5
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