Melisandre of Asshai: Subverting The Witch Trope in Game of Thrones

Morally ambiguous and often presented as alluring and dangerous creatures, witches are important characters in horror and fantasy literature and cinema. The traits and characteristics typically associated with witches and their role in storytelling are inherited from the late Middles Ages and the Early Modern period ‒ dreadful times of political unrest and heightened religious…

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