William Nolan Mrs. Proctor Honors English 2 8 May 2016 Intention-Based Blame: Genocide Is Child’s Play 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 Orson Scott Card 's "Ender 's Game", Card utilizes Peter as a foil character for Ender whom the teachers manipulate into violent actions; thus, although Ender destroys the enemy, his empathy allows him to understand the buggers and achieve peace, which supports his evolution into an exceptional
As humans, people will face many difficulties throughout their life. In the science fiction novel, Ender’s Game, written by Orson Scott Card, the main character, Ender Wiggin, faces complications when he is selected to go to Battle School for training. Many of these hardships are caused by deep affection while other troubles are created because of his separation from the other students at school. However, these obstacles do improve Ender mentally, and it is depicted that these bumps in the road strengthen the protagonist physically in the long run, too. Throughout the book, Card uses love and isolation to demonstrate that life struggles are beneficial to a person’s life which creates a unique and relatable reading experience.
React to the author himself: Orson Scott Card has stated that, “Children are a perpetual, self-renewing underclass, helpless to escape from the decisions of adults until they become adults themselves.” Does Ender’s Game prove or disprove this opinion? Enders game disproves this opinion because even when Ender was being pushed around by adults and given orders, he knows what he’s capable of and what he can do. Ender is capable of so much compassion and intelligence. They are stronger, quicker, and much more intelligent than most adults and are capable of being dangerous human beings.
Sometimes people experience different feelings or different emotions throughout their lifetime. But there is one emotion of them all that people want to avoid which is called fear. Fear can cause people to act dangerously and differently, in which Orson Scott Card clearly expresses this in his science fiction novel Ender’s Game. The novel reveals how fear can influence a society by forcing people to give up their basic rights and exploit others.
In Ender’s Game, a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card, about a boy who is born to save the Earth, (Andrew) Ender Widgeon is born as a “Third” in the future where only two children are allowed per family. His siblings are Valentine and Peter. Ender’s Game, provides a unique, interesting view on post-invaded Earth. Logic is vital, in social survival. In every situation its not how large the problem is, its the technique you use to solve it.
Scott Macarthy Mr. Werley English III 22 September 2014 The Destruction of Ender 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.
Ender’s Game Essay As Ender takes his last breath Peter, his brother, takes his hands off Ender’s neck. As Ender grows up, he slowly realizes that he’s chosen to help the International Fleet (I.F.) destroy the buggers, an alien species threatening all the humans. Will he succeed?
15. In the end, Peter turned out to be seen as the savior of Earth, while Ender was too dangerous for it. Ender learns that everyone is manipulated their whole life you just have to choose who you want to be manipulated by, someone who loves you or doesn 't. So, in the end, Ender chooses to be manipulated by the buggers, promising to learn about the bugger’s past. So, when he sees the Giant’s life in real life. He follows his old steps.
When a person experiences a another 's cruel actions it can help them mature and grow as a person. When one calls another names that can lead them to learning how to overlook the actions that are occurring. Being fake to one can let he/ she see how people are phony. How conflict can help one find their identity.