Tag: Thematic Analysis

A Shiny Microcosm – The True Power of the Circle of Magi

  As I was playing another round of Dragon Age Origins I came across a helpful young Tranquil lad in Ostagar. A magey lad who was kind enough to explain to me what tranquility and enchantments are all about. One line in particular was striking: “Enchantment provides the circle its wealth. Certainly, we would not …

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When Nationalism Leads to Pacifism – Discussing the Main Theme of Attack on Titan

  Disclaimer: this article describes parts of the manga that have yet to appear in the anime. If you don’t want to be spoiled, don’t read this article. Although really, considering how long the next arc has been out already I think you’re just being silly for not reading the manga. SO GO READ IT …

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Sore Is the Ass That Sits the Iron Throne – What “Fire & Blood” Says About Leadership

  What makes a good leader the goodest? As the fearless leader of “Analytical Madness” I know it is important to stand tall in the face of adversity. To present a strict, yet loveable, a stoic, yet relatable, a vulnerable, yet truly unflinching image. But that’s really hard when an inconsiderate asshole refuses to die …

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If Thoughtful Looks Could Kill – Why the Preston Jacobs Dornish Master Plan Is Unlikely

  “A lot of people read ‘A Feast For Crows’ and are perplexed. There’s hardly any Jon, there is no white walkers, there’s no Dany, there’s no dragons, there’s no Tyrion, there is no Stannis the mannis, there’s no ice and there’s no fire. Instead we get a story about some acolytes at the citadel, …

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The Reason I’ve Sunk 1000 Hours into This Game Series – Discussing the Themes of Dragon Age

  I really love this game series. I have spent many an hour exploring the dungeons and going Leeeeeeroy Jenkins on a bunch of spiders, Darkspawn, bandits and Maker knows what else. And there are many reasons why I love this game series, namely Leliana, Leliana, Leliana, Leliana, the sexy rogue nun and of course …

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