Creating the Innocent killer
Creating the innocent killer by John Kessel is a narrative essay stating his opinion about the book Ender 's Game By Orson Scott Card. Every book has a general theme that the author intends for the reader to learn. This theme can be interpreted in many ways, sometimes bringing controversy to the subject. Ender’s Game, written by Orson Scott Card, is claimed to be a work of moral fiction. Card believes he is teching through his book that the morality of an act is based solely on the intentions of the person acting. On the other hand, John Kessel, a writer, thinks the book is about making the readers feel bad for the main character Enderx. Kessel’s evidence that the book is not a work of moral fiction is through the points of the defeated being ignored, intention-based morality failing to make sense, and Mr.Wiggins always receiving the sympathy of the victim. …show more content…
Normally, when someone dies in a book, the aftermath is usually included. This is so the reader connects to the family on a deeper level, yet in the book the dead are forgotten and only occasionally brought up. Bonzo and Stilson are not only killed but are brushed off like they were not even people. We did not even find out about Stilson’s death Until a lot of pages later. The reader is never told any information about the death and the aftermath in hope of reducing the chance that they will judge the smallest Wiggin. The forgotten dead only reinforces Kessel’s idea that the book is written to make readers feel bad for the Speaker for the
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Was one of the shots from the front? The biggest thing back then was he was shot from the back three times by Lee Harvey Oslwalt. In the book Killing Kennedy by Jack Roth, he has a different view on the whole thing. He was able to look at the autopsy of JFK and when you look at the picture of his body lying on the table he had a huge chunk of his head missing from the front.
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With these insights, we might finally appreciate the novel for what it is and the message it tries to
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The ideas of justice and morality is questioned constantly through out the short story.
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