© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Left Hand of Darkness

The Left Hand of Darkness

by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Left Hand of Darkness: Symbols True or False

1. What device allows Genly Ai to instantly communicate with any Ekumen planet? -> A Shifgrethor
2. According to the Handdara religion, you can only walk safely with light and what else? -> Shadow
3. What aspect of the Gethenians represents unity from opposites? -> Their androgyny
4. What symbol occurs at the beginning and the end of the novel? -> The Palace
5. What Earth symbol does Ai draw for Estraven? -> Yin and yang

Submit
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement