A Song of Ice and Fire

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    The first book of a song of ice and fire starts with the return of The Others. Others are undead from the north that had not been seen in a thousand years. The others returning signals that winter is coming. In the world of A Song of Ice and Fire the seasons last for years and the Others mean that the long summer is coming to an end. To defend the realm against the dangers of the north a massive wall was built. To defend The Wall the Night’s Watch was formed. The Nights Watch is a group of Men who have sworn themselves to service on the wall and their sole purpose is to defend the realms of men. The wall is located at the northern boundary of the land of Westeros. In Westeros, there are many grate houses which represent the upper class of…

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    INTRODUCTION The series is termed as A Song of Ice and Fire written by GRR Martin, and the game of thrones comes from the first book of this series. The name of the series tries to provide a perspective to its readers that at some point of time Fire and Ice will be opposing each other, sometime. The whole series orbits around intensified politics, where a set of houses, take as modern day nations, are trying to take over a common throne, assume being the ultimate super-power. The series…

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    A Song Of Ice And Fire

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    I strongly recommended A Song of Ice and Fire to be a required fiction to read. It is worthwhile. Firstly, A Song of Ice and Fire, in my point of view, is not merely a fantasy and fiction, it more like a historical stories, reflected the moment in Wars of the Roses, representing a change of epics. The continents Westeros and Essos are similar as the two rival branches in throne of England: House of Plantagenet and House of York in 15th century, and even parallel as the current confliction…

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    Song Of Ice And Fire

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    song of ice and fire is the first book from the epic and fantasy saga A song of ice and fire, wrote by George R R Martin and published on 1996, however, the tale is not yet finished and the followers of the whole history are waiting for the 6th book nowadays. Martin has recently become one of the most famous writers of our time thanks to this collection of books, which are based on a fantastic land called Westeros where several houses try to seize power over the Seven Kingdoms and reach the…

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    Jake Garmo Block 5 AP English Language A Song of Ice and Fire: Game of Thrones Important Quotes: “He was no dragon, Dany thought, curiously calm. Fire cannot kill a dragon.” Even with all the abuse Viserys caused his sister, Daenerys not only loved Viserys as her brother but as the true king as well, up until his death. By calling Viserys an imitation dragon, she is saying that he was no true king at all. A dragon cannot die from fire as Viserys did. In the world of A Song of Ice and Fire,…

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    In LoTR, the languages are used extensively as they are in real life. The Elves speak Quenya and Sindarin, whereas the Dwarves speak Khuzdul. In the Star Trek series, Klingon is a completely developed language that the aliens speak. On the other hand, in A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin has created only a few words or phrases of the native languages for example the nine Low Valyrian dialects or Dothraki, the language of the steppe nomads of Essos. Here they are used mostly as plot…

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    George R.R. Martin has finally released a new chapter from “The Winds of Winter,” which is told from the point of view of “A Song of Ice and Fire” character Princess Arianne Martell of Dorne. Although Arianne is one of the most interesting ASOIAF characters, she has yet to appear in “Game of Thrones.” But is it finally time for TWOW’s Arianne Martell to make her debut in “Game of Thrones” Season 6? Who Is Arianne Martell? In “A Song of Ice and Fire,” Arianne Martell is the heiress of Sunspear…

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    “The Children of the Forest” The Children of the Forest are an ancient race of supernaturals in Westeros. They were last seen over 8,000 years ago and are introduced in A Song of Ice and Fire as nothing more than a fairy tale, believed to be long extinct. Similar to the Ancient Celts, they were once the indigenous race of Westeros and following a war between the First Men they were forced to retreat to the fringe of Westeros, “beyond the Wall,” where their history turned into legend which…

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    to leave the fanbase after Sansa’s sexual assault, including Senator Claire McCaskill, who after the episode tweeted: Ok, I’m done Game of Thrones. Water Garden, stupid. Gratuitous rape scene disgusting and unacceptable. It was a rocky ride that just ended. (Cillizza) After suggestions that Game of Thrones relies on rape more heavily than A Song of Ice and Fire does, Tumblr user Tafkar conducted research on how often rape occurs in both texts and found staggering results. To date, Game of…

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    Ice And Fire Analysis

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    There are millions of blogs, Youtube accounts, and entire websites dedicated toward creating content by fans for fans. The fan community, r/asoiaf is a forum community based on the book series A Song of Ice and Fire (Asoiaf) by George R.R. Martin. Here there is a variety of fan texts created, ranging from carefully crafted theories to fan art. Fans here make new meanings by analyzing the text and trying to figure out what the author is trying to say. They also try to understand how the storyline…

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