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Which Game of Thrones characters will have revenge?

The Game of Thrones characters have been through many ups and downs (mostly downs). Many of their stories fit a particular narrative identity. A narrative identity summarises the trajectory of our life stories. In particular, we often tell ourselves stories that explain how we overcome adversity. Redemption Stories Redemption narratives involve people overcoming obstacles so they can reassess their… Keep Reading

Leadership styles may predict who will win the Game of Thrones

Last year I blogged about the different leadership styles portrayed on Game of Thrones. Here’s an update for Season 6 now several leaders have been eliminated. Warning, spoilers ahead. Who’s ultimately going to win the Game of Thrones? Using Goleman and colleagues’ leadership styles, this infographic displays the leadership characteristics of the Game of Thrones characters. It… Keep Reading

Game of Thrones TV Show Vs. Books

There is an endless struggle and debate that rages about what’s better: the book or the movie. Readers claim films and TV shows are never as good as the source material. They are also angered when a TV show or film detours too much from this material. The creators of these shows and films have… Keep Reading

What’s going to happen to our Game of Thrones characters?

The Game of Thrones characters have been through many ups and downs (mostly downs). Many of these stories fit a particular narrative identity.Narrative identities involve stories that we tell ourselves that explain our life stories. In particular, we often tell ourselves stories that explain how we overcome adversity. Redemption Stories Narrative identities around redemption involve stories… Keep Reading

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