In "The Metamorphosis," how does Gregor feel about his job?

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As Gregor makes it abundantly clear, he thoroughly detests his job. Being a traveling salesman is not for everyone, especially not for someone of Gregor's sensitive nature. But Gregor takes on the job out of duty to his father; someone needs to step up to the plate after the old man's business collapses. Gregor does so without complaint.

This stoical attitude to life's hardships is taken to absurd lengths when Gregor finds himself transformed overnight into a giant bug. Instead of wondering how he came to be in this weird situation, Gregor simply tries to adjust to his new condition as best he can. He may not like this...

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