These questions regard last night’s episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Please answer the prompts with specific examples from LAST NIGHT’S EPISODE, though supplementary material will be accepted as a secondary source. Please write legibly. No. 2 pencils only. You have an hour to finish this test. See below for questions and sample responses.
1. While conferring with the Queen of Thorns about marrying her grandson Loras Tyrell (a.k.a. the Knight of Flowers, last seen essing the dee of Renly Baratheon before and after his sister married the guy) to his daughter Cersei Lannister (whose royal children, including King Joffrey, are all the product of incest), Lord Tywin Lannister makes a derisive remark about Loras’s homosexuality. “Perhaps Highgarden has a high tolerance for unnatural behavior.”
Considering we’re in a world where seasons last decades, dragons exist, and people rise from the dead either because a drunk guy calling himself a priest decides to say some prayers or because they have been turned into winter zombies, what are the chances that “unnatural” would still refer to two men having sex? Or that Sansa wouldn’t know the difference between a brooch and a pin? Read More