This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Anarres - The mostly desert planet on which the main character, Shevek, and his Utopian society live.
Urras - The Earth-like planet from which the Anarresti's ancestors came.
Port of Anarres - The place where Shevek boards a ship to Urras.
A-Io - It is the home of Ieu Eun University, where Shevek works and teaches.
Nio Esseia - The capital of A-Io, this is a huge city full of commerce, government buildings, and culture.
Ieu Eun University - The institution that brings Shevek to Urras.
Abbeney - Shevek lives there with his...
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