Game of Thrones isn't a fantasy, it's a warning

Popular Science | 4/18/2019 | Staff
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I want to believe that my interpretation is more than a pathetic attempt to legitimize all those hours of passive TV-watching. Just as the great anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss was able to expose central problems of specific Amerindian peoples by analyzing their myths, we can analyze our own tales in order to discern the contradictions and apparently unsolvable dilemmas that torment our subconscious.

What Lévi-Strauss called “mythemes” are abstractions of central elements of stories—the basic themes which express their essential messages. Using his method for dissecting myths, we can unearth submerged meanings in fantasy and science fiction. And these dreamy worlds tell us more...
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