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The Left Hand of Darkness

The Left Hand of Darkness

by

Ursula K. Le Guin

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Protagonist

Character Role Analysis

Genly Ai

Genly Ai is our protagonist through and through. He is our human connection to the otherwise alien culture of the Gethenians. He has a mission, and we want to see him accomplished it. Also, his actions directly affect the outcome of the story more than any other character's. Sounds like prime protagonist material to us.


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