The Metamorphosis

in ''the metamorphosis'' how is euphemism used?

im not really sure what euphemism is or how it is used in this context

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A euphemism is the substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt.

Once Gregor turns into a bug, he is no longer referred to a Gregor rather than the euphemism "it". After he is dead, he is also referred to the "stuff next door."