Tag: Symbolism Analysis

What’s In a Name – What Does the Title of “A Song of Ice & Fire” Mean?

  “Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate to say that for destruction ice is also great and would suffice.” These are the …

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Every Stone and Flower Tells a Story – The Symbolism of the Almsivi’s Skin Colour

  Like every person who’s just a bit too old to know what the hell Fortnite is, I once played “The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.” And while I had my issues with the game, one thing I always enjoyed immensely about it was its living gods: Almalexia, Sotha Sil and Vivec. Not only because I …

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The Answers at the Bottom of a Glass – The Strange Way People Bond in TO and TVD (But Mostly TO)

Everyone likes a drink. Some good ol’ booze. Except me. I’m a teetotaler and will never touch the vile stuff. But this makes me a monster! An abomination, social outcast, pariah! Because The Vampire Diaries and The Originals have taught me drinking alcoholic beverages together is the true (and easiest) way of forming strong friendships! …

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Shades of Blonde – A Short Look at the Symbolism of Blonde Hair in The Originals

  Symbolism in fiction takes many forms. Sometimes it’s an old man singing in the background of a suicide, sometimes it’s a sprawling desert or a title which references a poem or even just a colour. I think in case of The Originals there’s symbolism to hair colour in two isolated cases. Basically, something I …

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