Have you ever read a book that changed your opinion on a certain subject, or on the author? Francis Scott Fitzgerald has influenced and possibly changed the opinions of his readers by relating his personal life into a few of his novels. Francis Scott Fitzgerald connects his life into his first two novels, The Beautiful and Damned and This Side of Paradise. He includes important events that occurred all throughout his life; from his childhood until the last years of his life. For example, his biggest influences, his greatest accomplishments, and even the downfall of his life.
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.
Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, editor and literary critic, who was also associated with the American Romantic Movement. However, he was better known for his tales of mystery and macabre. He was among the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is usually considered as the inventor of the detective-fiction genre. Poe is also credited for his contribution in the evolving category of science fiction.
Oftentimes, people change due to them growing up and changing and not always in the best way. The same type of revelation occurs for the character Ender Wiggin in the novel Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. The author uses conflict and characterization to convey the theme that all people have the capacity for ruthlessness. In the novel, Ender’s Game the author uses conflict the theme. For example, Ender faces an external conflict with his commander Bonzo, who is “full of hate” toward him (Card 209).
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ends Justify the Means The viscous bullies who get away with their bullying. The adults who fail to protect. The leaders who tell brutal lies. Ender Wiggin, a third, has to suffer all of these to save the human race from the buggers.
Edgar Allan Poe, a man who has changed literature through his numerous pieces of writing, such as The Cask of Amontillado, The Tell-Tale Heart, and The Fall of the House of Usher. In Edgar Allan Poe’s famous work, The Raven, the main character is confronted with a raven. The character speaks to the raven, thinking it couldn’t respond, but the raven did respond, but only speaking one word, “Nevermore” (Poe 331). In some cases of mental illnesses, one can experience hallucinations, hearing voices, paranoia, and even persecutory delusion. Is it possible that the Raven could have symbolized something other than a bird.
Many real world events inspired authors, like Rod Serling, to write stories and make TV shows. Emmett Till’s story was definitely a huge event that Serling was eventually able to write about. Rod Serling was an author that would write about important topics to always tell us or warn us about something if we aren't careful. Like many authors, Rod Serling was influenced by bird and important real world events and by some experiences he had gone through. At first, he struggled with being censored, but turned to science fiction to tell meaningful stories about events, such as Emmett Till’s death, and also many controversial themes like paranoia in “The Monsters are Due on Maple Street.”