LHoD

All the various posts I've written concerning Ursula K. le Guin's great novel The Left Hand of Darkness. I may or may not be slightly obsessed...ok, I may slightly be...

I found myself writing a bit about it again, so decided to revive this page.

Handdara
The Handdara
Nusuth
The Domestication of Hunch
Pulling things together_1
More on Handdara

Shifgrethor
Shifgrethor -- Genly
Shifgrethor -- Therem
Pulling things together_1 
Advice and shifgrethor 
Shifgrethor between two nations 
Pulling things together_2

Shadows/Darkness
Darkness 
More on darkness! 
LHoD -- Shadows!
LHoD, darkness
LHoD -- darkness and shadows
Darkness... 
Darkness in intro 
Pulling things together _1

Patriotism
Patriotism -- Tibe and others 
Therem on patriotism 
Patriotism in LHoD_1

Miscellaneous
Topics to explore! :)
Estraven the Traitor
Chapter of miscommunication
Chapter two -- suicide and blizzard
Essay: "The Left Hand of Darkness"
War references 
Notes from SciFi class 
Chapter one sets it up nicely! 
Rererererereading... 
Named vs. nameless 
LHoD Notes: various chapters
Gender and arches in LHoD...


What I've highlighted and made notes about, and possibly written about here, during previous readings:
  • The Handdara
  • Shifgrethor
  • Shadows
  • Meshe, Yomeshe, anything related
  • Therem and his brother
  • Therem and Ashe
  • Death
  • Patriotism
  • Nameless vs. having a name
What I've jotted down as ideas for what to study in the future.
  • Time, the perception and understanding thereof
  • Exile
  • Traitor
  • Gender?
  • Tibe's teeth

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