Now you know why the book and movie of Ender’s Game are so different and why the book is better. The movie adds unnecessary parts to it like ender when Ender had gotten tranquilized. It takes out many important parts in the movie like when Ender goes to salamander army. It even uses some important parts, but switches important things like dialogue, action, and even points of time. I thought that these were good reasons why the book is so different from the
Intentions matter, but is the intent the only factor in determining the morality of an action and the means getting there? Stemming from this question, the biggest issue in Ender’s Game that is still the most controversial, still remains unresolved. Should Ender, the protagonist, be held responsible for the buggers’ deaths? This theme is the basis of Card’s belief of intention-based philosophy. In Ender’s Game and his sequels, he argues that the morality of an act is based solely on the motive of the person acting. The result is a character who can commit genocide and still remain innocent. Despite knowing the incredible atrocities Ender
Ender is surprised by the offer considering the fact that they have already removed his monitor, which is soon revealed by Colonel Graff as a final test and thus he passed. Ender passes because Graff is satisfied not with hurting Stilson but for his motivation which was a sign that Ender was unlike his brother. While Graff was speaking it became much clearer that Ender as a third was only born due to I.F consent making him I.F property. Though he was practically I.F property Graff did not force him to go to battle school, but Graff asked the parents to leave the room so he could begin to persuade him in attending. Graff begins to persuade Ender saying things such as his parents may love him, but they will not miss him because of how difficult he is, then he begins to tell Ender about how his father was one of nine kids and the persecution he underwent. The conversation about Ender’s father shed light on the fact that over the years the sanctions on the amount of kids one could have, became very strong and strict. Graff then goes on to Ender’s mother stating that she is a Mormon, although they may have given up their religion publically they still hold many religious opinions and Ender tournaments them because he serves as a living example of all the kids she could have had. Graff goes on to
throughout their lifetime. But there is one emotion of them all that people want to avoid which is
Throughout the movie, Ender was portrayed as a brilliant and gifted boy, despite his young age. In comparison to the book, in which he was shown as very insightful and quick-witted, the film didn’t show the skillful side of him during the battles. As for physical characteristics, the author originally wrote the character as a blonde, fragile child, about six years old during the beginning of the story, but in the movie, the character was taller, seemingly ten years old, and brunette. Since the book focused more on the psychological aspect of Ender, the reader is able to see in depth how much he blamed himself for wounding others, whilst in the film, he seemed to be detached from the pain he caused. In the course of the movie, it is not explicitly
My book report is on "Ender 's Game" by Orson Scott Card. Ender 's Game is a military sci-fi book that has received many awards. The author did continue the series on Ender, however the military aspect of it did not continue with the series.
Is the world manipulating you? In Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card presents his audience with the theme of manipulation which is still relevant today. Ender was faced with manipulation throughout the entire book, just as soldiers are brainwashed throughout their service.
A utopia is supposed to be a perfect world, yet there are rarely any true utopias. Ender’s Game begins with a utopic society, where the government pits Earth against the nasty and evil buggers. Throughout Ender 's Game, written by Orson Scott Card, the reader follows the main protagonist, Ender, from his journey as a young boy on Earth to the hopes of being the next great commander in the fight against the buggers. In his journey, Ender endures multiple occasions of adversity, with the root of the problems coming from the isolation and loneliness that the government and army put him through. This begins to weaken him both individually and emotionally, and it eventually takes a toll on him. Within Ender, Card shows that isolation and loneliness can destroy an individual through his collapse and his change in personality.
This lessens the scope of how much the International Fleet has been lying to Ender, leading to the reveal being less dramatic. The movie also completely erases the Locke and Demosthenes subplot, removes the epilogue of Ender moving to a colony with Valentine, and then replaces it with Ender finding the queen bugger’s egg on the same planet as the Command School and leaving to find a safe home for it. This also gets rid of the parallel between Ender and Peter at the end of the book, where it’s pointed out that in spite of Peter being portrayed as exceedingly cruel, he prevents the war on Earth which saves millions of lives. Ender kills billions of buggers in the Third Invasion, almost wiping out their race completely, despite being described as gentle and not wanting to hurt anyone. The movie’s tendency to cut anything not deemed an important event also makes it seem that Ender is unaffected by most of the events that occur. In the book, it is made completely clear that the system of both the Battle School and Command School are breaking Ender down, ultimately demonstrated by Ender being completely bedridden after the Third Invasion due to everything he’s endured. This also happens with the movie’s presentation of the characters, with more characters being sympathetic to Ender. This completely overrides a plot point in the book,
The book, Ender’s Game, is a book full of interesting events. A six year old boy named Ender Wiggin goes to Battle School, where he is continually tested and trained to become an elite commander. He succeeds at Battle School and eventually goes to Command School, where he leads his army to victory over the bugger troops. Because of this, the world is safe from being destroyed by the buggers. Even though Ender and his fleet are successful in defeating the buggers, Ender’s intelligence and skill is taken advantage of throughout the book. The I.F. takes away most of the freedom that Ender is entitled to and they manipulate him to do what they want him to do. This manipulation is quite evident throughout Ender’s Game.
I believe the main theme of Ender’s game is compassion. Ender is a nine and half year old leader at his battle school, he is known as the most celebrated soldier and became a leader or commander. As Ender progresses in leading his own army or group of soldiers, he is sure to do it in a mannered way and effectively.
Ender is a special character. He is a young boy, a hero, and the commander of an IF fleet, ruler of a planet, and many other things. He is a very different character from the other characters in the book. He has his own way of thinking from the other characters he can knows how to handle things that are thrown at him. Mostly the constant pressure. His actions are thought out he just simply knows what he is doing. Ender has a very unique personality no character in this book has personality that relates to his. Overall Ender is a real special
One of the differences is how Ender often Ender is isolated. For instance, in the book Ender is isolated every time he changed armies. He was isolated in the Launchies, Salamander Army, and Rabbit Army. However, in the movie Ender was isolated for a shorter period of time in both the Launchies and Salamander Army. Plus, he was never even in Rabbit Army in the movie. This difference weakened the movie because less of Ender’s struggles were depicted and there was less conflict to catch the viewer’s attention. These parts were left out of the movie mainly to save time. Another difference between the movie and book was the drama and conflict that followed after the Bugger World was destroyed. In the book, there is a conflict that occurs on the space station between the Russians and parts of the I.F. The conflict ended with the Locke Treaty that was proposed by Peter.This conflict was completely left out in the movie. Peter’s story was left out too. Without the conflict and the treaty that ended it, the story is a lot more uneventful and less interesting. There are other differences too. For example, in the book, Ender also redeemed himself by writing his book, The Speaker of The Dead. This helped to spread the Bugger’s ideas and thoughts throughout the Universe. This was completely left out of the movie. This results in the theme of redemption being less pronounced and
Bullying is a big issue in society. When authors put bullying into their books it helps people see that bullying is not unseen. In Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card the main character, Ender, gets bullied a lot throughout the book.
Innumerable volumes of people portray power as one’s capacity to exhibit their potency; their unquenchable thirst for the dominion over all. Formidable and influential flawlessly depicts the being this definition conveys, a being considerably similar to Ender Wiggin. To the lionizing eyes of Earth, he is a child deity who possessed power abundant enough to exterminate an entire extraterrestrial race, but in truth, he is a boy, rupturing from his plethora of errors. In Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card