Sneak Peak from “Kings, Hands, and City-States: Analyzing a World of Ice and Fire”

Although it does not particularly pertain to education, I find this analysis of Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire to be exactly what I seek for my students to accomplish: effective analysis and cohesive arguments regarding text. It might be fictional, but George R. R. Martin’s “magnum opus” has many real-world implications worthy of examining!

Race for the Iron Throne


If you follow Race for the Iron Throne, you know that I’m in the process of getting ready for publication of a book of my Tower of the Hand essays, which will come with some pretty awesome book-only extras. We’re getting pretty close to being able to announce the launch date and other amazing stuff, but I wanted to share an excerpt from one of my new, never-seen-before essays:

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