A Wizard of Earthsea: Character Development

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Ged, the main character in A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin, goes though many changes over the course of the novel. Ask your class to look at his development through the first eight chapters. Pupils discuss Ged's relationship with fear, examine their own relationships with fear, and compose portraits of Ged that show his changes in character and the steps it took him to get where is he is at this point in the text.

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