Two metamorphoses are described in Kafka's humorous, terrifying story: that of Gregor Samsa, as a hint of a 'coming out', and that of sister Grete Samsa, who only wants to see her brother as the monster that stands in the way of life. By shedding doubt and pity, covering her gaze with a cool distance, she renounces her brother and reduces him to the dehumanized neuter, to the objectivity of the "it". "It must go away," cried the sister, "that is the only way, father. All you have to do is try to get rid of the thought that it is Gregor. That we have believed it for so long is our real misfortune. "