The Farthest Shore Essay & Project Ideas

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1. If you have read either or both of the other books in The Earthsea Trilogy, compare Arren with young Ged and/or Tenar in the ways they grow. What meanings do you see in these similarities and differences?

2. A Wizard of Earthsea opens by announcing that Ged is a great hero of Earthsea's past. Discuss Ged as a hero.

What qualities count as heroism in Earthsea? If you have read the other books in this trilogy, write a discussion of his development. How has he come to be such a hero?

3. Write a summary of the main ideas Arren leams while on this quest. These ideas should form a kind of education manual for young rulers. Discuss the value and importance of these ideas to ruling well in Earthsea, in our own world, or even in a school.

4. It is difficult to understand why Cob's...

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The Farthest Shore from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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