Psychoanalysis is used to examine a character’s character: what makes them tick, why they do the things they do, and what their goals are. I will use it to examine Daenerys’s inner workings and how her feelings change throughout the season, as well as how her goals change along with them. I will also compare her to other female characters in how the same and how they’re different, while also contrasting her with the typical female stereotypes. The paper will discuss as well her relationship with her brother. Overall, I will contrast how she at the beginning of the show and the end of season 1.
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