Ender’s Game is a 1985 science fiction novel by Orson Scott Key. Set in the future where an insectoid alien species, the Formics (or the buggers), have attacked Earth twice with devastating results for the human species, Andrew “Ender” Wiggins is humanity's last hope. A child prodigy and main character of Ender’s Game, Ender is sent to Battle School to learn how to fight and destroy the buggers. He is chosen because his characteristics are perfect to be a commander. Some traits that are very important in making Ender who he is are his calculating judgments, creativity, and compassion.
With the advancement of technology new complex jobs have been created. Who else is there to take the jobs, other than humanity’s own youth? The pressure for humanity’s youth to succeed is greater than ever before. In Ender’s Game, Ender is always under pressure to win and to learn, and it takes its toll. Orson Scott Card uses the character of Ender to help demonstrate the pressure that human society puts on its youth to succeed today, through Symbolism, Imagery and Catharsis.
In the book and the movie The Crucible there are a lot of differences and similarities of the two. Some of the similarities are the characters and story line. The differences are like the scene or part between the book and movie. The characters were the same but seeing them in the movie was a lot different then reading about them in the book. The movie was better because I like visual things better.
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 To be vague, Ender’s usage of power is persistent, him not ceasing until the annihilation is complete. “Ender…kicked him again…
Chapter14 “Enders Teacher” Chapter Summary In this chapter Ender arrives at the Command School. Where he meets his new teacher Mazor Rackham. Mazor tells Ender how we went away for a while so he can be alive to teach the commander for the Third Invasion. Ender begins training with the simulations and then begins training to command a whole fleet.
In the book “Ender’s Game,” Ender, the books’ protagonist is the hero of the story. Many of the characters in and out of the book and at times even Ender himself had viewed him as a villain. This is due to the fact that Ender on occassion displayed aggression towards others, though with good intentions.
Partial Success "We train our commanders the way we do because that's what it takes – they have to think in certain ways, they can't be distracted by a lot of things, so we isolate them. You. Keep you separate. And it works. But it's so easy, when you never meet people, when you never know the Earth itself, when you live with metal walls keeping out the cold of space, it's easy to forget why Earth is worth saving.
There are many things in Orson Scott Card’s life that has affected Ender’s Game. Those things affected our lives in the process, by changing the story. Orson Scott Card thought of Ender’s Game as a concept when he was 16, and it stuck to the back of his mind until he wrote it. He first wrote it as a short story. The short story won the 1977 John W. Campbell Award for best new writer.
The book ender's game has a lot of possible themes but the one that is the most truthful is “human nature is to destroy what we don’t know”. As humans when our instinct is to destroy anything that is different from us, we are so scared of anyone else having more power than we will kill anything in our path. The theme in ender's game is human nature is to destroy that which we do not understand and we know that because of what the bible says, the need to kill the buggers and the whole training the launchies go through. The bible has a lot of verses that support the theme “human nature is to destroy what we don’t know.
In the novel Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card, he explores a world in which lies and manipulation are a positive idea. The main character, Ender Wiggin, is a six-year-old boy who is recruited into a battle school known as the International Fleet. This battle school was presented to the children as a place where they can train to protect Earth from an alien life form known as buggers. The students soon learn the real reason they are there. Ender in particular begins to figure out that the adults are the enemies as they have continued to lie in order to achieve cooperation.
Is Ender Wiggin a Murderer? Have you ever done something but you weren’t sure whether it was ethical or not? Or have you ever wondered why some things are ethical and some things are not in society? Who decides what is ethical or not? In the book Ender’s Game, the author Orson Scott Card uses Ender as a metaphor for the choices that people have to make every day.