The Left Hand of Darkness

The Left Hand of Darkness

by

Ursula K. Le Guin

Teachers and parents! Struggling with distance learning? Our Teacher Edition on The Left Hand of Darkness can help.

Pering Ice Term Analysis

The glacier that extends from the northernmost edge of Karhide to the north pole of Gethen. Together with the Gobrin Ice, it forms one of Gethen’s ice caps.
Get the entire The Left Hand of Darkness LitChart as a printable PDF.
The Left Hand of Darkness PDF

Pering Ice Term Timeline in The Left Hand of Darkness

The timeline below shows where the term Pering Ice appears in The Left Hand of Darkness. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 2
Truth and Storytelling Theme Icon
Duty and Loyalty Theme Icon
...to murder him before he can kill himself, but he outruns them, running to the Pering Ice , where he walks for three days until he becomes so weak he must crawl. (full context)