Happy Birthday Franz Kafka

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  1. Crabtownboy

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    Today is Kafka's 130th birthday.

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    I wonder how many would know who he was without relying on Google.
     
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    Good question. I doubt we will receive any answers to your question.

    He loved to visit the coffee houses in Prague and talk with others. At one time he lived in one of the tiny houses, it was his sisters house, in the Golden Lane. Now you have to buy a ticket to visit the Golden Lane.


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    1. what do you think it means if you can?

    2. What does it mean is you cannot?
     
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    I would have thought it was obvious, but I'll humor you.

    Answer:
    1. You know who Kafka is.
    2. You don't know who Kafka is.
     
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    It did seem rather obvious. I agree with you.

    I wonder how many on the board have read: The Metamorphosis?
    Is this still required reading in college freshman English?
     
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    Ok apparently I was not specific enough. So I will try again?

    What makes it important enough to wonder who knows of him without looking at google?
     
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    Surely you jest!

    Kafka was one of the most influential writers in the 20th century and still has a strong influence, both on readers and writers.
     
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