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!
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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