Restorative Justice Scripts in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Voices

  title={Restorative Justice Scripts in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Voices},
  author={Marek C. Oziewicz},
  journal={Children's Literature in Education},
This essay examines restorative justice scripting in Voices, the second volume of Ursula K. Le Guin’s “Annals of the Western Shore.” Narrated by a rape-child, Voices is the story of an occupied city-state and of how the conquered and the conquerors negotiate a formula for peaceful coexistence. They are able to do so by enacting a restorative justice script. Their use of the mediation of an outsider, the wandering poet Orrec, is not unlike the use of trained mediators in victim-offender… Expand
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