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The Metamorphosis -- as in: the Kafka novel
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  • Much can be explained in terms of the metamorphosis which the camp underwent as the result of an order (unquestionably originating with the Fuhrer) which went down to Hoss from Himmler sometime during the first week of April.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • He called it "The Metamorphosis."
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Langdon could not believe the metamorphosis.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • No One Has a Clue I emerge from my room, a butterfly from her cocoon, and no one seems a bit concerned about the metamorphosis.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical

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  • Like an epidemic spreading swiftly from land to land, the metamorphosis infected the entire human race.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • Meanwhile Troy had added a few touches to his ordinary make-up for the character, the more effectually to disguise himself, and though he had felt faint qualms on first entering, the metamorphosis effected by judiciously "lining" his face with a wire rendered him safe from the eyes of Bathsheba and her men.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • She wanted to adapt herself to the metamorphosis that had been wrought in her.
    Zane Grey  --  The Call of the Canyon
  • Totty, however, had descended from her chair with great swiftness, and was already in retreat towards the dairy with a sort of waddling run, and an amount of fat on the nape of her neck which made her look like the metamorphosis of a white suckling pig.
    George Eliot  --  Adam Bede
  • The theft of the brigand-poetaster from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is deliberate; and the metamorphosis of Leporello into Enry Straker, motor engineer and New Man, is an intentional dramatic sketch for the contemporary embryo of Mr H. G. Wells’s anticipation of the efficient engineering class which will, he hopes, finally sweep the jabberers out of the way of civilization.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • Franz Kafka, a latter-day Poe, uses the dynamic in stories like "The Metamorphosis" (1915) and "A Hunger Artist" (1924), where, in a nifty reversal of the traditional vampire narrative, crowds of onlookers watch as the artist’s fasting consumes him.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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  • But if I had known then of the metamorphosis which the camp underwent during the terrible fortnight I have dwelt upon, I would have understood that the tattoo had an important and direct connection with Sophie’s being branded like a Jew though she herself was not Jewish.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
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