Sees the world-view of Earthsea, as well as much of the symbolism, characteristic of pre-Christian Nordic and Celtic thought. Focus on present life rather than future is a significant theme.
Thompson, Christine K.
"Going North and West to Watch the Dragons Dance: Norse and Celtic Elements in Ursula Le Guin's Earthsea Trilogy,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 15
, Article 4.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol15/iss1/4
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