Oiie’s sister, a beautiful and alluring Urrasti woman who is fascinated by Shevek and takes him under her wing. Shevek describes her as soft but affected, and pursues a friendship with her spurred partly by his attraction to her. Vea takes Shevek out on the town, and the two indulge in decadent meals and a trip to the theatre before returning to Vea’s apartment. Her husband, who travels frequently for business, is out of town, and Vea has arranged a lavish and orgiastic party. Overcome by his attraction for Vea—and his warring desires to be a part of Urrasti life and to remain loyal to his Odonian values—Shevek assaults Vea, attempting to coerce her into sex. The drunken Shevek ejaculates on Vea’s dress and is escorted home from the party. He does not see her again during his time on Urras.
Vea Doem Oiie Character Timeline in The Dispossessed
The timeline below shows where the character Vea Doem Oiie appears in The Dispossessed. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...snow, plays outside with Oiie’s children, throwing snowballs and building fortresses of snow. Oiie’s sister Vea arrives for a visit while Shevek is out playing in the snow, and when he... (full context)