Analysis Of Ursula Le Guin's A Wizard Of Earthsea

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One’s identity is not limited to what you look like or how you acted three years ago. An identity grows overtime as you encounter new experiences and learn new things about yourself. In Ursula Le Guin’s, A Wizard of Earthsea, we see the main character, Ged, find and develop his own identity. Identity ranges from your morals and values to your relationship with those around you. Identity is an important aspect in a person because it consists of a physical power and your own will power. Once you are able to understand who you truly are as a person and obtain a greater knowledge of your true self, you are able to access an ultimate personal power. Uniqueness is critical to your identity. It is what sets you apart from everyone else and makes you who you are. Today, one thing that differentiates you from another person is your Social Security number. A Social Security number holds a physical power of one’s identity. Every documented person in America is given a nine-digit number that is connected to multiple personal records. This includes, but is not limited to, bank accounts, credit cards, employment records, etc. Your Social Security number may be a material thing, but it protects your physical identity and should be kept safe from others. If someone were to get a hold of you Social Security number, they would be able to assume your identity and take your life away from you. People often do this to steal money or to claim medical benefits; this is referred to as identity
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