A Wizard of Earthsea: Symbols

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Decipher the symbolism present in Ursula K. Le Guin's novel A Wizard of Earthsea through discussion and composition. Pupils first consider Le Guin's reversal of stereotypes and look at Ged as a hero. They then note down three symbols and explain their significance. An option for increasing the difficulty of the writing assignment is included, as is a homework assignment to keep class members on track with the reading.

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