George R. R. Martin

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  • Ice And Fire Analysis

    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 is going to play out. They theorize about how the numerous characters within the series are connected to another, or what a scene in a book means for a plot point or in general. This essay will analyze this fan community and how it’s member’s potentially poach the series by creating their new meanings. It will argue that they are not poaching, but rather celebrating the series and it’s complexities due to their respect for the…

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  • A Song Of Ice And Fire Essay

    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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  • Themes In George R. Martin's A Dance Of Dragons

    “‘Winter,’ said Ser Kevan” (957). After five long books, winter is finally upon the Seven Kingdoms in George R.R. Martin’s A Dance of Dragons, and the mysterious others and their undead horde are posed to swarm over the realm. Unexpecting and unprepared, the Seven Kingdoms is preoccupied with rebellion. The lords of the realm are plotting against one another and, “are feverishly endeavoring to advance their ambitions and ruin their enemies, preferably unto death,” (Orr p.3). These ambitions are…

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  • Game Of Thrones Feminist Analysis

    In this case it would be senselessness that a production, based on the books of George R.R Martin, which shows an explicit misogyny at the same time has feminist features, despite this is the case of Game of Thrones. The books, hence the TV adaptation, are set in a period similar to the Medieval era, it is similar because the author has created a new fantasy world, in which men had the power and women had to stand behind them being beautiful tools, used by them, in order to achieve power, riches…

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  • The Overexualization Of Women In Disney's Frozen

    On a random Friday night there is a crowd in front of the movie theatre for the premiere of the newest Avengers. A group of friends streams the latest season of Orange is the New Black on Netflix. Multiple people pick up George R.R. Martin’s new book in the bookstore. It is no secret that the entertainment industry has a heavy influence on American lives. The media has always been the source of controversy regarding its content. However, there is one issue that continues to occur in…

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  • The Rains Of Castamere Analysis

    “The Rains of Castamere” is the ninth episode of season three of the Game of Thrones series. It is in this episode that Robb breaks Frey’s promise by presenting himself to him and at the same time, is not planning to do anything about it. The episode is fascinating to watch, and it involves Danaery, together with her new lover, Ed, planning their attack on the city of Yunkai. Glen does not trust his plans, but Anderson believes him and supports what he intends to do. However, when the day for…

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  • The Fascinating Story Behind J. R. R. Tolkien's Writing Analysis

    The Fascinating Story behind J. R. R. Tolkien’s Writing Some people think that J. R. R. Tolkien’s works are just another story, but there is so much more to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and others than meets the eye. J. R. R. Tolkien’s works have a rich culture and language behind them strongly influenced by the events of the times. World War I and the people Tolkien met at schools throughout his life were crucial in shaping his writing. The most significant influence on Tolkien’s works…

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  • The Hobbit Book Report

    The Hobbit is written by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, famously known to his readers as J.R.R. Tolkien. It was first published in 1937 and is an example of the high fantasy genre. Its sequel is the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Although many readers have thought that the book’s theme is about hidden heroism within, Tolkien has stated his distaste for allegory and told his readers that the book’s main purpose was for storytelling. I chose to read this book because I liked the Lord of the Rings movies.…

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  • The Plot In James Hilton's Lost Horizon

    Lost Horizon is a fantasy, fiction, and adventure based 1933 novel by English writer James Hilton. James Hilton was born on 9 th September 1990 in Lancashire, England. He was from a reputed family where his father was a headmaster of a school. It was published by Macmillan, an international publishing company that publishes books, academic journals and magazines worldwide in the year 1933. The book was turned into a movie, also called Lost Horizon in 1937 by director Frank Capra. The book has…

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  • The Transformation Of Bilbo In The Hobbit, By J. R.

    The Hobbit is a fictional fantasy story written by J. R. R. Tolkien. This story follows a Hobbit named Bilbo Baggins. A Hobbit is a very short humanoid creature that usually does not take part in the wild journeys that other creatures take part in. However, Gandalf, a great wizard, calls upon Bilbo to assist a group of Dwarves reclaim their mountain from a dragon. Originally Bilbo does not enjoy adventures, but as the story goes on Bilbo develops into a hero as he defies the stereotypical…

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