Ursula K. Le Guin's Impact On Society

899 Words4 Pages

Many of the popular novels and stories of today would not be possible if it were not for authors such as Ursula K. Le Guin, whose original name is Ursula Kroeber, which during her time period, created a high standard for authors to come. She was one of the most well known authors that wrote several novels that instantly became popular. Many of her stories that were intended for children drew in many adults as a result of her writing style. She was an amazing writer which did not come from nowhere. Her father was a distinguished anthropologist named A.L Kroeber and her mother, Theodora Kroeber, also a writer, influenced many of the novels and stories that she wrote. She later attended Radcliffe College in 1951 and Columbia University in 1952. (http://www.britannica.com/biography/Ursula-K-Le-Guin). With her many talents in writing and the influence of her parents, Le Guin became an aspiring role model for many authors of today with her …show more content…

Rowling has been very famous for her “Harry Potter” series which is very similar to “A Wizard of Earthsea.” Although Le Guin’s book is very old, the impact of her story lives on even in our society today. Le Guin was able to pave way for many of the authors of today when it comes to fantasy. Many of her books are very popular and different that it set high standard for many authors to strive for. It is not just her books that were influential, but her whole writing career as a whole. Le Guin wrote several different things for different people. From stories for children to scholars, Le Guin was able to show that with some imagination and originality, you can make a difference in everyone’s lives. Such as how many of her stories have became a manuscripts for many authors to use. Le Guin changed the way fantasy novels were

More about Ursula K. Le Guin's Impact On Society

Open Document