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  • Gameof Thrones

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    Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created in 2011 for HBO by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is titled A Game of Thrones. Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Robert Baratheon, King of Westeros, asks his old friend Eddard, Lord Stark, to serve as Hand of the King, or highest official. But he has been warned that the previous

  • A Game Of Thrones

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    This research paper, is about a book called A Game of Thrones. Written by, George R.R. Martin, who started the series 18 years ago. There is also a TV show on HBO that is going into its 4th season this spring. This book has a medieval setting on continent called Westeros. Westeros is divided into seven kingdom’s, with their own lords, houses and words, or mottoes. There is one King , that rules over all the kingdoms. The book follows a few main characters that are, Lord Eddard Stark, lord or Warden

  • Adapting Game of Thrones to a Boardgame

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    What makes a successful adaptation from one media to another? In this case the subject will be the Game of Thrones. We will take in the basic elements of the story and see how these apply for the new medium. These five elements are character, plot, theme, settings and conflict. The medium I have chosen is to convert it to a game specifically I will look at Game of Thrones the Boardgame (now refered to as GOT) as played with three players and the card game based on the HBO series (HBO). With both

  • Game of Thrones: The Birth of the Mother of Dragons

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    The series Game of Thrones is loved by countless people across the nation, and one of the most beloved characters is Daenerys Targaryen. She and her brother Viserys are related to the “Mad King,” who once ruled over the land, but after he was killed, they were exiled. Now they seek to reclaim the throne by building an army. Although she started as a meek, little girl who always did what she was told, she quickly evolved into a rather complex character. She not only greatly affected the Dothraki people

  • ghost on the throne

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    It may seem like Ghost on the Throne by James Romm is just another one of the thousands of books written about the life about Alexander the Great. The fact is it was nearly the exact opposite. Of course, Alexander the Great plays an enormous role in the book, but Ghost on the Throne told the story of the legacy Alexander the Great left behind after his death. In fact, the word “Ghost” in the title of the book refers to Alexander the Great. Throughout the book, Romm told many stories about those

  • Richard the Third

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    have that enabled him to ascend the throne?" Name and show these characteristics in action in the play Richard III. Also: "Richard III is a consummate villain". Show that his summation of Richard's character is true. To achieve goals, in one's life, one must be determined and must have certain characteristics that reciprocate to one's goals. In the play Richard III, Richard III's goal is to ascend the throne. There are two ways that one can claim the throne, by birthright, or by might. Since Richard

  • Good Queen Bess

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    huge impact on the culture, life and the way women are thought of in British history. On Sept. 7th 1533, Elizabeth, the daughter of King Henry was born. The King of England wasn’t as thrilled since she wasn’t a boy, who would mean an heir to the throne, but it was still okay. Due to the fact that after 2 more births that resulted in death, Anne Boleyn was beheaded in 1936 when Elizabeth was only 3 years old. As her father continued to remarry, divorce, and execute his wives, one more child would

  • Richard of Glouster

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    humans from a certain genealogy. They are placed at the throne due to whom they were born to and/or who they marry. Richard of Glouster is born of the royal family but, he does not possess the qualities of a King to be legitimate according to Shakespeare’s Richard III. Richard and his brothers are all entitled to the throne if their father dies. By killing his two brothers, Richard is the only person in his immediate family entitled to the throne. Why must he kill his brothers so that he may gain

  • Hamlet and Macbeth and the new King of England

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    are both killed, but avenged for the good of country. King Hamlet was a good, brave ruler, yet Claudius is a shrewd politician and manipulator, only interested in the throne. Just like Hamlet, we are somewhat uncertain as to whether or not Claudius has killed the King. The character Macbeth’s only greedy concern is in the throne as well, and we know for sure that he definitely kills the King for his own covetous interests. Shakespeare’s most violent tragedy, Macbeth is about a brave Scottish general

  • Macbeth - Ambition

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    Macbeth’s long journey towards possessing the throne travels through many high hurdles. The first hurdle, which is a sign for further hurdles, is the murder of Duncan the king. The build-up to the killing of Duncan begins with the witches prophesying that Macbeth will be king. Macbeth wants to fulfil this prophecy due to his high ambitions. However, the prophecy is fulfilled only because Lady Macbeth leads her husband through the barriers. It is Macbeth’s wife who causes the death of Duncan. Lady

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