Franz Kafka

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  1. K. was innocent, but someone said something that led to his arrest.

  2. Mrs. Grubach did not bring him breakfast.

  3. The guard wore close-fitting, black clothes that had many folds and pockets and, buttons and buckles and a belt. The guards replied were sarcastic after K. asked for his breakfast, which means that his arrest did not understand the prescribed procedure of the law.

  4. The guards tell K. that “it is not possible” to see Mrs. Grubach. The guards tell K. that they cannot tell K. why he was being arrested.

  5. The legal system was not laid out in a manner that one could demand his rights.

  6. The legal system works for the judicial officers, and, in K.`s case, the officers the court officers handle him as they wish. The officers know that they have not made a mistake because they do not look for offenders since the guilty call them.

  7. K. believes that he belongs to a “superior” social position. He believed that a person of a high position would be able to reason with his since the officers were stupid.

  8. K. tells himself that suicide is pointless because the officers are limited in their mental capacities.

  9. K.`s hearing is at Mrs. Burnster`s room, where, her bedside table was in the middle of the chamber and was used as the desk for the proceedings. K. is troubled by the fact that everything looks out of place.

  10. The supervisor tells K. that he is under arrest, but he does not know anything more.

  11. There were three young people present at K.’s hearing they were officials from the bank where he worked.

  12. K. is allowed to be free because no one knows what his offense is.


  1. K. usually spent most of his time in his office, took a short walk, and, later, headed to a local pub. On the day of his trial, K. wanted to head straight home because Mrs. Grubac’s flat was in full disarray.

  2. K. wanted to talk to Grubach about the men who had arrested him. Grubach thinks that K.’s arrest is not a very complicated one.

  3. Grubach tells K that Miss Burstner is at the theater. Grubach thinks that Burstner is a prostitute K. reacted angrily to her assertion.

  4. K. smoked a cigar as he waited for Burstner.

  5. Burstner’s photographs are in the wrong place.

  6. Burnstner will work in a legal office after a few weeks.

  7. Mrs. Grubach’s nephew, the captain.

  8. K. kissed Burstner because he saw the captain was laughing at them


  1. K. receives a call and is informed that his case will be held on Sunday because it is not a working day.

  2. The assistant manager invites K. for a fishing expedition on his boat. K.`s trial is a significant impediment to his career since it is preventing him from meeting famous people.

  3. K. sees Kullich, Rabensteiner, and Kaminer as he heads to the court. K. is not afraid of being late since he thinks that he has already reached his destination.

  4. K. spent the night celebrating with his friends at a regular.

  5. The inquiry was in an enormous building that was far from the street.

  6. Willem’s comment prompts K. to use the name Lanz to find the courtroom

  7. He decides to use the name Lanz to peak in the rooms of the building to see whether the inquiry committee was present. He regretted this plan because he moved up and down too much.

  8. The inquiry room was a mid-sized, two window room. The people talked louder after the magistrate exclaimed that he should have been present an hour earlier.

  9. The youth who was pulling K. toward the courtroom inform the magistrate about K.’s arrival.

  10. K. wanted to expose the corruption that existed in the legal system,

  11. A screeching sound, which was heard in the hall, interrupted K.`s speech. A man was screaming at the top of his voice.

  12. The examining judge and his counterpart were wearing badges, which meant they were all part of the same group.


  1. K. is told that no session has been scheduled for the day. The woman tells K. that he is not allowed to view the law books.

  2. The woman tells K. that his speech will make things better.

  3. The man accosting the woman had been chasing her for an extended period. She tolerated his action because her husband had to tolerate the behavior to keep his job.

  4. One of the law books had nudes while the other was a novel.

  5. K. says that he can never bribe anyone for his case to be dismissed.

  6. The examining judge is interested in an intimate relationship with the woman.

  7. Upon entering the room, the student beckoned his woman and proceeded to the window.

  8. K. meets other defendants after being led upstairs,


  1. K. finds the two guards that came to his apartment being whipped. This action has been orchestrated to make K. feel guilty and offer a bribe to end his case.

  2. The guards are being whipped because K. complained about their conduct during his interrogation.

  3. K. offers to bribe the Whipper to stop his from beating the guards.

  4. K. sees the Whipper and guards in the same position on the next day.


  1. Uncle Karl.

  2. Through the family relatives

  3. K. seems disturbed

  4. Herr Huld

  5. Huld’s nurse. She tells K. and Karl that Herr is too sick to receive visitors

  6. His associations in court circles

  7. The Chief Clerk

  8. A portrait of a man wearing judge’s robe

  9. He is angry because K. had disappeared for an extended period


  1. K. is suffering from mental strain and has become less effective in his work

  2. A brief summary and a meticulous defense of every part of his life

  3. Huld’s efforts are, seemingly, ineffective. The input of the lawyers in K.’s case is the personal relationships that these individuals have with judges.

  4. They contain official secrets

  5. It gets lost in the bureaucracy of the court. This occurrence has an insignificant impact on the case because not much progress is usually made.

  6. The lawyer has the portrait of a man wearing the robe of a judge and a red carpet

  7. The lawyer only knows the lower level judges who cannot influence the decisions that are made significantly.

  8. Lawyers have personal relations with judges thus, the verdicts are usually biased.

  9. It is displaced.

  10. He fails to pay attention to what he is telling him

  11. Through Tirrell

  12. The guards, They harras him

  13. A judge that is willing to step off his seat. The justice system is portrayed in a manner that shows the willingness of judges to put their morals aside.

  14. It will be tough

  15. By bribing them

  16. Definite acquittal, ostensible acquittal, and indefinite postponement. Definite acquittal means that the case is dismissed permanently, an ostensible acquittal means that the case is rejected by the law judges but can be recalled at any time, and indefinite postponement means that K. will have to attend court sessions regularly, but the case will remain at its initial stages.

  17. Terrell`s paintings


  1. The lawyer is not doing enough to help him with his case

  2. Mr. Block. He is at the prosecutor`s office to discuss the proceedings of his case with Huld

  3. Block has 5 lawyers. He says he needs many lawyers to have the proceedings of his case hastened.

  4. 5 years. He seems to have bribed a lot of people to have his case worked on.

  5. He tries to prevent him

  6. K.’s first application

  7. Block and Leni were intimate partners

  8. Bail cases and appeals against decisions

  9. Block looks afraid and humiliated

  10. Block had spent the whole day locked in the maid’s room. Hudl was pleased because Block had been reading the conditions that he had given him.

  11. He views himself in Block’s position after a few years

  12. The lawyer`s methods have humiliated Block to the point of submission.


  1. An Italian businessman. He wants K. to accompany him to the city’s cultural points.

  2. They help him keep his mind occupied

  3. It is too early for a sermon

  4. Someone calls out his name

  5. If he does seek help, no one will help him.

  6. A story of a man interested in gaining entry to the law, but, eventually, learns, as he dies, that the entryway was meant only for him. He is trying to tell K. that the law is transparent but the law officers are not.

  7. K. believes the man has been deceived because he has been denied entry to the door, yet the door was meant for him. The priest says that the man should accept everything that the doorkeeper says as necessary.

  8. The doorkeeper does not know the inside of the law he only knows the way to it.

  9. The man is allowed to believe or reject what the doorkeeper says to him.

  10. Even if one is told something that is not right, he should not refute what he is told, but see it as a necessary process of the law.

  11. Nothing,


  1. Two men were wearing coats and top hats. The had been sent to kill him,

  2. He asked them whether they had come to pick him, and they nodded.

  3. Better dressed and more professional actors

  4. They kept their shoulders close to K.s and walked as a unit.

  5. Fraulein Burstner

  6. How to remain calm and do what is right to the end.

  7. The men take K. to a Quarry. They clumsily strip K. to the waist and support him next to a bolder

  8. A figure with outstretched arms. He thought that the figure represented someone who wanted to help him.

  9. He said that K.’ shame outlived him. The warder said this because K. had struggled


Kafka,Franz.&nbspTheTrial.1925. Print.