Franz Kafka in Prague

Prague is the Capital of Czech Republic and a world-famous tourist’s attraction as well. The things to do and places to visit in Prague are not less in numbers, but here we are not going behind any commonly discussing attraction. Today, we are going to unveil very fascinating but weird attraction of Prague that is undoubtedly, very good reason both for the locals and foreigners to visit the city. The name of this attraction is the statue of Franz Kafka. If you want to know the history of Franz Kafka, you must have a look on this piece of writing.

Franz Kafka in Prague

Franz Kafka was a famous personality of Prague and the reason behind fame of this Franz was his great writing work. The active era of Franz Kafta starts from 3 July 1883 and end till 3 June 1924. The nature of writing material produced by Franz was novels and short stories written by him in German language. The quality of his work can be analyzed by this fact that critics have included him among most dominant authors of the 20th century.

As every famous writer pays focus upon some particular theme, so in case of this author nothing is different. The majority of his work is based upon epitomes of estrangement, characters on a frightening quest, physical and emotional viciousness, parent–child clashes, spiritual transformations and labyrinths of bureaucracy. As all these themes are the part of original life of human being, so it did not take longer time to grasp the attention of people all over the world. Some famous writing work by Franz Kafka include Der Prozess (The Trial), Die Verwandlung” (“The Metamorphosis”), and Das Schloss (The Castle).

Kafka was not a rich person in his early age but he was the member of a German-speaking Jewish family who was living in Prague. Prague was the capital of Bohemia Kingdom at that time, but later on it became the division of the Austro-Hungarian kingdom. During his active year, the atmosphere of Prague was also not very feasible especially for the foreigners and they were trying hard to prove their individual identity. The group on opposing side was Czech- and German-speaking people. The Jewish society frequently supposed itself amid the two opinions. One opinion was about the naturally evoking questions regarding a place to which one belongs. The level of fluency of Kafka in both languages was very good and it seemed that German was his mother tongue.

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