Similarly one may ask, why did Kafka fear his father?
The experience gave Kafka his “overmastering sense of nothingness.” It showed him that to his father he was “a nothing.” He feared his father firstly because he could humiliate and belittle him, and did so with gusto.
One may also ask, what was going on during Kafka’s life? In 1917, Kafka began to suffer from tuberculosis, which would require frequent convalescence during which he was supported by his family, most notably his sister Ottla. In the early 1920s he developed an intense relationship with Czech journalist and writer Milena Jesenská.
Then, what was Franz Kafka relationship with his father?
Kafka had a difficult relationship with both of his parents . His mother, Julie, was a devoted homemaker who lacked the intellectual depth to understand her son’s dreams to become a writer. Kafka’s father , Hermann, had a forceful personality that often overwhelmed the Kafka home.
How many times was Kafka engaged to be married?
He was engaged three times , twice to the same woman. But none of his loves was the right one. He wanted to live the free life of a writer in Berlin, but stayed in Prague and worked, fulfilling proper role in society as a lawyer in a respectable, bureaucratic job.