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    George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones, the first novel of A Song of Ice and Fire, has been described as “a brutally modern take on human nature and a highly contemporary interest in relative morality” (Martin, 2011). This has been achieved through the author’s in-depth exploration of a variety of themes, particularly the theme of loyalty and duty, which Martin presents as dangerous and not equating to success. Martin uses the outcomes of characters, including Eddard Stark, Littlefinger and Cersei Lannister, and the contrast of cultures in his worldbuilding to effectively explore this theme. The comment that the author makes on loyalty and duty is intended to be a realistic reflection of human nature and politics, and to deviate from the clear…

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    If you are not a fan of this incredible series of books – which rivals Tolkien at his most inventive – then I have to ask why not? Perhaps that telling comment from wicked queen Cersei Lannister to the unfortunate Lord Eddard Stark – When you play the game of thrones, either you win or you die. There is no middle ground – in many ways sums up very well the scope of the subterfuge, betrayal and outright courage that is the monumental that is the fantasy world not that far removed from our own, in…

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    George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series is immensely successful and popular.Using different character perspectives to give view to issues occurring over an intricate fantasy world, he spins a web of several characters lives in a way only J.K. Rowling can match in detail. He draws readers in with a darkly realistic adult fantasy story that is only offset by the sharp wit of the characters as he draws them together across his world into what will be an epic climax. However it is his compelling…

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    opened his mouth to scream again but a sudden impact cut him off. His world went black. * He came to in a vast room, a cold stone throne high on a dais. Cobwebs festooned the high vaulted ceiling and walls, and black shapes skittered here and there on hard feet. The fall had knocked him back to his senses, though he could still feel the poison in his mind, working its way through his veins. Something moved on the back of the throne. Something black and massive. Moonlight filtered in through a…

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    Society is progressing towards seismic shifts in terms of gender norms and sexuality – and television in particular is one of the most effective mediums towards this advancement. The cultures within the A Song of Ice and Fire literature, authored by George R.R. Martin, are portrayed in the Game of Thrones TV series. As one of my favorite shows, this series conceptualizes gender and sexuality patterns in a variety of ways. Martin has previously declared that while his work is that of pure…

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    Game of Thrones is unlike any other series on air to date. It has recently gained a massive following of fans over its fairly short lifespan as a series. Drawing from George R. R. Martins books, this series, for sake of argument is practically the same as the books in its adaptation. The series strays from the typical fantasy series with its absence of a singular quest, portrayal of magic, and its mostly gray characters, give Game of Thrones a realistic view in the fantasty genre. With all…

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    The TV series Game of Thrones, adapted from the fantasy novel A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin, has been acclaimed by critics for its story telling, acing, scoping and especially its complex characters. The series has received 38 Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series in 2015 and 2016, more than any other primetime scripted television series. (Wikipedia) The story sets on the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros and it focuses on the dynastic struggle for the iron…

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    The vicious plot by the witches led by Hecate was to make Macbeth overconfident since the witches believed that “[…] security is mortal’s chiefest enemy” (Hecate.3.5.32-33). “He shall spurn fate, scorn death, and bear his hopes ’bove wisdom, grace, and fear” says Hecate (Hecate.3.5.30-31). In order to accomplish Hecate’s plan, the witches told Macbeth three other prophesies in the form of equivocations along with apparitions to make him believe from the bottom from his heart that no one can harm…

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    Game Of Thrones Analysis

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    COMPLEX PLOTLINES AND UNIQUE PASSIONS Game of Thrones, in not only known for its fight for the Iron throne but also for the many plotlines that intertwines with the main one. They depict many complex characters and their unique passions. It is too difficult to not find a person who one cannot relate to for the series provide it all. They create a fantasy world coloured with reality and vice versa. In the survey conducted, 53.8% opted Sam Tarly as the figure whose life journey seems the most…

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    people who have never studied Shakespeare. Shakespeare’s work has been around for hundreds of years and many films has are adaptations of his works. Macbeth is tragicomedy play that’s about of a general named Macbeth who gains and loses power; which ultimately leads to his death (“Mr. William Shakespeare and the internet”). The most well known adaption is a Japanese film named Throne of Blood (Akira Kurosawa, 1957) (“Throne of Blood (1957”).…

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