The Dispossessed - Chapters 7-9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7

Shevek wants to learn more about Urras, but about the poor, not the wealthy and the intellectuals. However, when he approaches his servant, he only offends the man. Shevek goes to Oii’s and speaks with his sister for a time about life on Anarres, then plays with the children. In the newspaper Shevek reads about a new revolution taking place. Later he learns that Thu has sent troops to support the state. Shevek grows weary. He keeps remember Chifoilisk’s warnings and realizes he is very near completing his General Theory, but he does not want to finish it at the university where I-Ao will take it to improve their travel. For this reason, Shevek goes into the city hoping to disappear for a time.

Shevek is confused and saddened by the ways of Urras. He decides to call Vea and...

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