Why is there a change in Grete and Gregor's relationship?

In The Metamorphosis, there is a change in Gregor and Grete's relationship because Grete resents having to tend to Gregor, is tired from overwork, and no longer considers Gregor a human being. She begins to neglect him, letting balls of dust accumulate in his room, and complains to her parents about having to take care of him.

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After Gregor turns into an insect, he can no longer work. This creates financial problems for the family, as without his income, they barely have enough money to make ends meet. Gregor's father already has a job in a bank, his sister works, and his mother has been taking in...

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After Gregor turns into an insect, he can no longer work. This creates financial problems for the family, as without his income, they barely have enough money to make ends meet. Gregor's father already has a job in a bank, his sister works, and his mother has been taking in sewing all along to earn money, but now they all have to do more work. They also have to get rid of their servant, which adds to the labor that Grete and her mother have to do to keep the household clean and running.

Grete's relationship to Gregor changes because she is constantly tired from overwork and no longer perceives Gregor as a human being. She resents being the person who has to bring Gregor his meals and clean his room—two jobs that nobody else wants to do. Because they can no longer talk and relate as they used to do, the exhausted Grete begins to neglect Gregor. She shoves his food in his room and runs off to work. She doesn't clean his room properly, letting balls of dirt accumulate. She also begins to complain to her parents about having to take care of him. Only the charwoman, brought in a few hours a day to do the heaviest labor, treats Gregor decently.

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