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A Wizard of Earthsea Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1, Warriors in the Mist Summary

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Chapter 1, Warriors in the Mist Summary

A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin is a classic coming of age tale. Ged is a prideful youth who attempts to use magic to outsmart his nemesis and instead ends up releasing a shadow from another realm. Ged must learn to face his own personality flaws in order to survive the fight of his life. A Wizard of Earthsea is a study of human behavior set in a fantastic world of fantasy and magic from a well-loved fantasy writer on her first endeavor in children's literature.

On the island of Gont in the Northeast Sea of the Archipelago on Earthsea lives a little boy. The boy, Duny, is the son of the bronzesmith of the village. Duny's mother died when he was a boy and his brothers and sister are all much older than he, so...

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