The door and the wind are southern because of the tilt of the earth's axis. No, really.
Bengal is a bit north of the Tropic of Cancer. So the sun is always in the south and never directly overhead. Houses there naturally have their greatest sunlight exposure in the south. To maintain heat and light as efficiently as possible during the ...
I can't address the entirety of the Mind Game, so I will just deal with your more specific question: the symbolism/meaning of the Giant's Drink. For Ender's Game I have the paperback Author's Definitive Edition (1991), and for Speaker for the Dead I have a paperback (not sure which edition). Both are from Tor publishing.
Ender's Game online table of contents,...
Coriolanus describing the people as many-headed brings together a number of interesting aspects.
First, the play contains many animal metaphors, especially because political opponents are described as beasts.
For example, Menenius talks of "Rome and her rats" in Act I, scene 1 and
calls the plebeians "beastly" in Act 2, scene 1.
Here's a translation that I think captures the literal sense better:
Don't call (the pain of) separation bad; it is king. A body that doesn't suffer (the pain of) separation is always a graveyard.
"घट / ghaT" is literally a clay pot. In Kabir, it's a common metaphor for a person's body, in the sense of physical frame (not corpse).
"बिरहा / ...
as an allegory, he represents the average bystander. -- a quote -- "life will go as it always goes -- that is, badly." //he knows what it was like with jones and comes to the conclusion that no matter who is in charge or what changes are made at the farm, it will remain an unpleasant place to be. he also knows of all the injustice occurring on ...