The Transformation (Metamorphosis)
In particular he enjoyed hanging from the ceiling; it was quite
different from lying on the floor; one could breathe more freely, one felt a faint
pulsation through the whole of one's body, and in Gregor's state of almost contented
distraction up there it could happen to his own surprise that he let himself go and
fell smack on the floor.
Gregor's room as seen from the ceiling, and in a way that represents his distorted