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  • 1. FRANZ KAFKA
    By
    Celile Önürt-20627842494
  • 2. Overview
    Life andWork
    Education
    Employment
    LiteraryCareer
    WritingStyle
    Publications
    Death
  • 3. Life andWork
    Franz Kafka,
    born3 July1883 in Pragueanddied 3 June1924 in Keirling
    one of themostinfluential German-languagenovelists 
    theterm "Kafkaesque" has becomepart of theEnglishvernacular.
  • 4. Life andwork
    ‘’huge, selfish, overbearingbusinessman’’described his father as
    Kafka'ssisterswere sent tothe ŁódźGhettoanddiedthereor in deathcamps
  • 5. education
    Charles-FerdinandUniversity 
    Kafka firststudiedchemistry, but switchedtolaw
    obtainedthedegree of Doctor of Law
  • 6. employment
    the Assicurazioni Generali, a largeItalianinsurancecompany
    Worker'sAccidentInsurance Instituteforthe Kingdom of Bohemia
    with his closefriendsMaxBrodand FelixWeltsch
    Yiddishtheatre
  • 7. LiteraryCareer
    TheMetamorphosis
    TheTrial
    The Castle
    Description of a Struggle
    Contemplation
    TheJudgment
    TheStoker
    TheStoker
    Blumfeld, an ElderlyBachelor
  • 8.
  • 9. LiteraryCareer
    Kafka wroteto his friendand literaryexecutor MaxBrod
    ‘’DearestMax, mylastrequest: Everything I leavebehindme ... in theway of diaries, manuscripts, letters (myownandothers'), sketches, andso on, [is] to be burnedunread’’
  • 10. WritingStyle
    useof a characteristicpeculiartothe Germanlanguage
    Kafka'ssentencesunexpectedimpactjustbeforethefull stop—thatbeingthefinalizingmeaningandfocus.
    EspeciallyTheMetamorphosis
  • 11. Publications
    Muchof Kafka'sworkwasunfinished
    Thenovels TheCastle, TheTrialand AmerikawereallpreparedforpublicationbyBrod
  • 12. Publications
    LetterstoMilena
    Inlate 1919, shetooknoticestory, Der Heizer (TheStoker)byKafka, andwrotetohim.
      Thiswasthebeginning of theircorrespondence, whichwouldcontinueuntilearly 1923. 
  • 13. Death
    He diedof tuberculosis in 1924
    ‘’I couldnot read this book, the human brain is not as extremely complexas it’’ by Einstein
    ‘’If you hear one day the need for confessional, not a cage Kafka's grave sin of the Catholic Church would prefer’’ by Oscar Wilde