The Dispossessed

by

Ursula K. Le Guin

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The Dispossessed Symbols

The Wall

The unimportant-looking wall made of “uncut rocks roughly mortared” that surrounds the Port of Anarres functions as a symbol of Anarresti isolation—not only from their rival planet, Urras, but from the rest of the galaxy…

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