should I call in sick? but i have not missed a day in 15 years!!!
One day, Gregor Samsa, a traveling salesman, wakes up to find himself transformed into a giant insectHe believes it is a dream and reflects on how dreary life as a traveling salesman is. As he looks at the wall clock, he notices that he has overslept and missed his train for work.
it is the chief clerk! what is your reasoning for not being at work?
gregor you open this door imedietly!
Gregor's mother knocks on the door, and he answers her. She is concerned for Gregor because he is late for work witch is unlikely for him. . Gregor answers his mother and realizes that his voice has changed but his mother does not notice.
I guess I better get up and unlock the door
I'm feeling much better i really am! ill be on the 8 o'clock train sir!
He tries to get out of bed but is incapable of moving his body.
the chief clerk, has shown up to check on him. He finally rocks his body to the floor and calls out that he will open the door shortly.the clerk warns him of the consequences of missing work. He adds that Gregor's recent performance has been bad.
what if he is really ill?
gregor tells him that he will open the door shortly. Nobody on the other side of the door could understand a single word he said.
Gregor manages to unlock and open the door with his mouth. He apologizes to the office manager for the delay.they are horrified by Gregor's appearance.