Joseph K

Joseph K

accused of a mysterious crime, fails in his attempts to seek exoneration, and is executed. [Ger. Lit.: Kafka The Trial]
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For instance, Erich Heller--whose writings on Kafka are far from being uninteresting--after a detailed discussion of the parable "Before the Law" concludes: "there is one certainty that is left untouched by the parable as well as by the whole book: the Law exists, and Joseph K.
unlike the victims of the anti-semitic trial, which were either acquitted (Dreyfus, the Tisza-Jews, Beiliss) or at least escaped capital punishment (Hilsner), Francisco Ferrer was "legally" executed, and thus has a significant common trait with Joseph K.
All the attempts by various interpreters to make Joseph K.
By proclaiming, throughout the novel, his innocence, Joseph K.