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    Game of Themes: Keeping up with the Starks – and One Snow

    Posted on 10 April 2015 by CliffsNotes

    Season Four was a big season for the Stark brood. All began their season recovering from the Red Wedding, and all ended the season having undergone major changes. Let’s dive in… 

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    Game of Themes: Keeping Up with the Targaryens

    Posted on 9 April 2015 by CliffsNotes

    Daenarys, freer of slaves, continues her journey through Slaver’s Bay, ready to take down whoever dares test her. What else has the Mother of Dragons been up to?


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    Game of Themes: Keeping Up with the Baratheons

    Posted on 7 April 2015 by CliffsNotes

    Remember Stannis? He's one of the contenders for the Iron Throne who always has that red haired lady bossing him around. Remind yourself what he's been up to. Read more...
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    Game of Themes: Keeping Up with the Lannisters

    Posted on 3 April 2015 by CliffsNotes

    Those feisty blonde Lannisters always give us something to talk about, what did they get up to in Season Four? Let’s see…


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    Game of Themes: The Dead List

    Posted on 11 March 2015 by CliffsNotes

    Season five of Game of Thrones is less than a month away! Before we dive right back into the drama of a new season, let’s review. So, who died? Read more...
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    Game of Themes: Feminism

    Posted on 18 November 2014 by CliffsNotes

    Thanks to Emma Watson’s speech at the UN earlier this fall, a  lot of incredible people have been talking about feminism lately, and we think that’s pretty cool. In honor of Hermione, Beyoncé, and Benedict, we thought we’d take a look at feminism in Westeros.

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    Game of Themes: Growing Pains

    Posted on 8 October 2014 by CliffsNotes

     

    In Game of Thrones, the pains of growing up are particularly painful. Children in Westeros are hardly allowed to be children as they must enter very quickly the adult world of murder, deception, politics, and sex.

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    Game of Themes: Star-Crossed Lovers

    Posted on 22 September 2014 by CliffsNotes

    Whether Shakespearian or modern, star-crossed lovers permeate stories in every generation. Our beloved Game of Thrones also offers some tragically perfect examples of star-crossed lovers.


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    Game of Themes: Family Loyalty

    Posted on 28 August 2014 by CliffsNotes

    Blood is thicker than water, right? This week we’re delving into the literary theme of family loyalty. 

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    Game of Themes: Honor and Betrayal

    Posted on 24 July 2014 by CliffsNotes

    We always talk about honor in literature, right? Whether you’re a man or a woman, a king or a janitor, honor is something you can’t sell or break, but it can define you, and according to Game of Thrones, it can definitely get you killed.

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