Throughout all of the novels, Tibbs stands out as a model citizen who emphasizes the injustice of judging a man by the color of his skin rather than the content of his character.
(Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech was given two years before has been adapted into three major films. The films change many of the details from Ball’s original novel, including the setting and some of Tibbs’s background.
However, they maintain and even emphasize the conflict between Tibbs and the town, especially Gillespie.
Both the novel and the first film have enjoyed enduring popularity, and Mark Gauvreau Judge argues that it is because the story resists is well remembered in part because it went on to be adapted for both film and television.
This situations in contrast with Mero of the Second Sons and his fairly uncomplicated relationship to the opposite sex seem to fit with the idea that unions in this episode had much more to do with big picture, as opposed to only personal desire.
As for Dany, she has not slept with her new comrade yet, but has seemingly had the hots for him since he called out her bluff.
Could one read this as an allegory for Sam’s entire existence (i.e.
“It’s not the size that matters, it’s how you use it”; the whole “diamond in the rough” thing; that time Indiana Jones had to pick the cup of Jesus Christ to save his dad and it turned out to be the really plain one,) or is just another instance of fate intervening to keep this show’s version of Hurley alive for comic relief?
self-preservation (strategically, he’d be much, much better off having sex with Sansa and getting her pregnant) and Dany’s renewed policy of giving it up to whichever dude kills the most jerks for her?
Things to consider: Religious rituals that had seemingly nothing to do with sex and everything to do with kinky leeches, Tyrion’s dilemma of honor vs.