Ender's Game Essays

  • Ender's Game Reflection

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    HES Book Reflection The book Ender’s Game written by Orson Scott Card was first published 1985 and is a science fiction novel, which won both Hugo and Nebula awards. The book that I read was 324 pages long, published by Tom Doherty Associates, and copyrighted by Orson Scott Card on 1977. The book begins by introducing Ender, his relations to his siblings, and the way the military monitors them. The military is attempting to find another hero who can help defeat the aliens called buggers, who had

  • Ender's Game Book Report Essay

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    Ender’s Game Picture a time, where a kid had the intelligence and will to lead an army in an intergalactic mission to save humanity. That’s what happens in Ender’s Game. The story goes as a boy named Ender Wiggin born in 2189 as a third child in his family. When he was six, Ender then gets taken by the international fleet to battle school where he is trained to face an army of humanoid insects called “buggers.” His achievements in his battles at this school helped him get transferred to command school

  • Ender's Game Self Identity Analysis

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    Self-identity and discovering who you really are and what you believe in is one of the most important things in someone’s life. For Ender, this journey was a very important one and he found out a lot about himself and others. Ender’s Game, by Scott Orson Card, is a science fiction novel about a young boy, Ender, that has to go to Battle School to be trained as a commander for the International Fleet (I.F.) to save the world from being annihilated by “buggers.” During this training, Ender goes through

  • Hero Cycle In Ender's Game

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    The Hero Cycle brings order to the necessary journey of a hero, whether it may be the many unorthodox versions of a hero. The cycle contains elements that follows a primary figure in Orson Scottcard’s science fiction novel, Ender’s Game, named Andrew “Ender” Wiggin, who is six in the beginning of the novel; he deals with the repercussions of being a third child, a forbidden stigma. When earth is once again threatened by the buggers, an alien species that have previously been defeated by Mazer Rackham

  • Ender's Game Book Character Analysis

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    Books are the ideal way to introduce a reader to the many morals of the human society. In the novel Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, Ender, is drafted by the international fleet to lead multiple fleets of ships in combat against an alien species, but he does not realize that he was drafted for that purpose. Ender is sent to Battle School, where he becomes a true archetypal leader, and he gains many valuable friends that help him along the way. At a hidden asteroid, Ender begins what he believes

  • Ender's Game Character Analysis Essay

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    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

  • Ender's Game Theme Analysis

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    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). Bonzo creates

  • Differences Between Ender's Game Book And Movie

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    The Ender 's Game book and film are not similar. Andrew Wiggins “Ender” was chosen out of his two siblings to go to Battle School and fight off the buggers. He was chosen by Colonel Graff and Mazer Rackham to save mankind. The book was more enjoyable as a reader. The Ender’s Game book provided more detail of Ender’s siblings. In the text, we learned more about the attitudes and views of Peter and Valentine before he was sent off to Battle School. Peter always thought he should be the one going to

  • Reflective Essay On Ender's Game

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    Everyone has a game, Enders game is the battle school and his goal was to be the best so people would finally leave him alone. Ender wanted to be so good that no one would dare to challenge him and so no-one would be able to ignore him. Until the teachers started changing the rules. I can relate due to the fact that people made fun of and bullied me and I still do from time to time, but that changed by getting good at sports. I was blessed with a big body and a lot of strength but not much coordination

  • Ender's Game Movie Vs Book Analysis

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    In the movie version of Orson Scott Card's, Ender's Game, many differences compared to the content of the book were presented. Overall, it could be observed that the differences and additions to the book were a bad choice for such a great book because it was incompetent to match the theme, make character relationships well and developed, and its inability to correctly convey the main character, Ender Wiggins feeling as he moves up rank in the International Fleet. The movie presented various pieces

  • Ender's Game Movie Vs Book Essay

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    Ender’s Game: book to movie Imagine having to kill millions of helpless creatures only because you think they pose a threat. That is how the protagonist, named Ender Wiggin feels, in the book Ender 's Game, written by Orson Scott Card. He is offered the chance to go to battle school to train to fight a species of aliens, which they know very little about, called buggers. After Battle school he graduates to Command school and trains as a commander. He defeats the bugger population immediately

  • Ender's Game Literary Analysis

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    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…Stilson could not make a sound...tears streamed out of his eyes. He kicked Stilson in the face.”() Despite the fact that

  • True Leadership In Ender's Game

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    “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” This quote relates a lot to the character of Bernard in Ender’s Game. Bernard leads by using his body size in order to make the other kids feel small and powerless, but his method doesn’t exactly work out. The science fiction novel, Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card is about effective and ineffective leadership and reveals that a person can’t be placed in a position of leadership, true leadership must

  • Ender's Game Book Vs Movie Essay

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    In 2013, based off of the prestigious science fiction novel, Ender’s Game, was made into the movie. Generally, when a book is made into a movie, it doesn’t do the book justice. That was how I felt about the portrayal of the film. There were many plot holes, extra scenes that weren’t from the book, and the portrayal of the relationships between the characters weren’t accurate. The characters and relationships developed in the book differed from what was portrayed in the film. The characters were

  • Child Soldiers In Ender's Game

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    Scott Card’s science fiction novel, Ender’s Game, the protagonist of the story, Ender Wiggin, is born with authorized permission, in result of his precociousness, in order to save the human race from their enemies, the buggers. Ender symbolizes the child soldiers in the real world through his experiences within the training as a soldier in Battle School and Command School and can relate to Mohammad’s trauma. Despite Card including many similarities

  • Ender's Game Isolation Theme

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    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

  • Summary Of Ender's Game By Orson Scott Card

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    You can’t be in the military until you are 18 years old but in the novel Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card there is a much different approach on that topic. This novel follows the life of Ender Wiggin. Ender has a special ability and is very advanced for his young age. Ender grew up being the 3rd child, which is not very normal for a family in this time period, and his brother bullies him for it. Ender is chosen by the government to join the military. They chose him because they plant chips into the

  • The Mentor In Ender's Game

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    I read this book many times during the summer, and after this encounter, I suddenly found that what he said was very relatable to the idea of the book. In “Ender 's Game”, Ender was only 8 years old (I think) when he was sent to Command School to be a commander in the humans vs. buggers war. Most people thought that the whole idea of letting a 8 year old child be the person their fate depends on was preposterous. Ender

  • Ender's Game Character Analysis

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    Is Ender’s brilliance something to be proud of or to be feared of. Will Ender live up to the expectations that other people have for him or will he disappoint them all . Ender's game by Orson Scott Card is set in the future where they believe that children are better than adults to fight off space creatures .Ender though isn't like every other children he’s one of the few children in the world that can actually beat the space creatures the other children are his sister Valentine and his older brother

  • Ender's Game Summary

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    Title: Ender’s Game 1. Significance of the title: Throughout the novel, Ender is manipulated into playing a “game” that turns out to kill many, buggers and humans alike. Although he single-handedly defeated the buggers, the loss of life that could have been avoided or reduced shocks Ender, and he feels indignant toward his manipulators. This game transforms Ender’s life and alters the ideals he stands by. 2. Genre: The genre of the novel is Science Fiction. 3. Date of original publication: