Sunday, April 28, 2019

(Advanced) What makes something Kafkaesque?


The term Kafkaesque has entered the vernacular to describe unnecessarily complicated and frustrating experiences, especially with bureaucracy. But does standing in a long line to fill out confusing paperwork really capture the richness of Kafka’s vision? Beyond the word’s casual use, what makes something "Kafkaesque"?



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Who is Poseidon?















Do you ever feel that life is absurd?














Have you ever been to Prague?













Have you ever had bad experiences with bureaucracy?











Have you ever worked in bureaucracy?












What are bureaucrats like? Write down some adjectives - positive and negative...











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What makes something "Kafkaesque"?

25 question Kahoot


Vocab


-nw-rthy


c-rc-l-r


-mb-lm-t-c


tr-g-c-m-c



dr--m l-g-c


-rb-tr-ry


c--ght -p -n


r--lm


gr--tn-ss


tw-st


an-nym-ty


fr--d


str-ngth -f w-ll


tyr-nny


unst-pp-bl-


f-nct--n


p-rp-t--t-


th-s


--t -f n-wh-r-


b-w-ld-r-ng


pr-c--d-ngs


sc-n-r--


c-me -p w-th



t- -nt-r th- v-rn-c-l-r


n-v-g-t-


c-s--l -s-


m-nd-n-


-n p-rt


c-mp-ll-d


t-rn --t t- b-


-n th- f-rst pl-c-


b- sw-mp-d w-th


d-m--n


t-ll-ng (adj)


bl--kn-ss


n-ns-ns-c-l


c-nv-l-t-d


sh-rtc-m-ngs


f-r th- b-tt-r






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