Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea Themes

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This novel discusses many topics that were quite common in America in the sixties and seventies. Tenar feels that men and women are equal, finding it difficult to understand why a woman can only be a witch while a man can be archmage. When Ged comes to Ogion's, this opens a whole new bunch of questions for Tenar. Moss tells Tenar that a man is like a nut and that he is nothing but what is inside the shell. Ged seems to underscore this assessment when he wakes by becoming angry and withdrawn because his powers are gone. Moss councils Tenar to use men, but not to allow them to take control over her life. Tenar listens by entering into a relationship with Ged that is not committed in any way. Tenar and Ged become a small family with the addition of Therru, but neither expects...

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