Analysis Of Ursula K. Le Guin's Very Far Away From Anywhere Else

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In the novel named Very Far Away from Anywhere Else, Ursula K. Le Guin has shown the confusion during adolescent. The Author tells the story of seventeen year-old boy name Owen Thomas Griffiths was an intelligent outsider. He wants to be accepted by others and he felt regret about it because he thought he does not being himself. When his birthday is coming his father thought that any teenager will be ecstatic of brand new car and his father bought a car for his birthday, but he does not want it and he "had finally realized that that's what [he] wasn't. And was never going to be.”(Metapsychology Online Reviews). Afterwards he met Natalie Fields, she was his old friend when both of them studied in sophomore and junior years. She was a musician and she could play many kinds of instrument but actually she wants to be a conductor.…show more content…
In addition, it’s been something between Owen and Natalie, she is the only person and friend who can bring Owen out from isolation and she is an eye-opener. Furthermore, Ursula K. Le Guin’s books mostly wrote about science, but this book wrote about the life of teenagers. She wrote it when she lives with her child and grandchild in Oregon. And Natalie character was inspired by her musician daughter According to the novel, social pressure of conformity is the result of the desire to connect with others, to maintain a place in the social class, to gain more self-esteem through being accepted by
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