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  • Enders Game: The Parallels and Distinctions of Bean and Ender

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    Bean and Ender have many similarities that set them apart from their peers in times of peril. Their intelligence made them the most promising weapon in the war against the buggers, rating highest among the smartest children in the world. This is surprising on account of the dissimilarities of their lifestyles before they went to battle school. However, before and during battle school Bean and Ender had to cope with being small. Ender and Bean were both prodigies in their time, but ironically they

  • Enders Game Essay

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    Ender Wiggin, the third in a family of child geniuses, is selected by international military forces to save the world from destruction. Before being chosen Ender wears a unique monitor that allows the heads of the military to see things as Ender does. Ender's brother Peter and his sister Valentine also wore this monitor, although neither was selected, nor did they have it for as long as Ender, and Peter will never forgive Ender for this. Peter hates Ender, and even when the monitor is taken out it

  • Enders Game Essay

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    Ender’s Game Essay      The novel Ender’s Game is written by Orson Schott Card. It is about a young boy who is sent to battle school. He meets friends and makes adversaries. In battle school, out in space, Ender, the young boy is a genius and is taught many tactics to destroy their prime enemy the buggers. He excels in school and battles his way into command school before the required age. There he is told he is battling buggers in simulations or is he? Throughout the novel

  • Theme Of Manipulation In Enders Game

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    Graff's Manipulation of Ender Throughout Orson Scott Card's novel, Ender's Game, Ender Wiggin has been manipulated by several adults including Major Anderson, Colonel Graff, and Mazer Rackham. One thing they all have in common is they all want Ender to be successful as soon as possible because he is their only hope in defeating the buggers. Of these three adults, Colonel Graff was the most prominent in the manipulation of Ender. Graff manipulated Ender by isolating Ender from the rest of the kids

  • An Examination Of Ender 's Game

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    and Juliet, and Fahrenheit 451, all have values that can be found in other books, like Ender’s Game. An examination of Ender’s Game, in comparison to other young adult novels, shows the values of courage, empathy, forgiveness, and community through the character development and the messages the authors want to convey to their readers. The value of courage in the face of adversity is shown in Ender’s Game and To Kill a Mockingbird. The definition of courage is the ability to do something that frightens

  • Ender's Game: the Parallels and Distinctions of Bean and Ender

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    Distinctions of Bean and Ender Bean and Ender have many similarities that set them apart from their peers in times of peril. Their intelligence made them the most promising weapon in the war against the buggers, rating highest among the smartest children in the world. This is surprising on account of the dissimilarities of their lifestyles before they went to battle school. However, before and during battle school Bean and Ender had to cope with being small. Ender and Bean were both prodigies

  • Ender 's Game By Orson Scott Card

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    Exam 2 1. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card was a tremendous book. Though it may not have been the most entertaining book out there, it definitely had some good points in the storyline. The themes I noticed in the book were compassion and tyranny, along with the role that children can play. The protagonist in the book is Ender Wiggins, and the antagonist is Peter Wiggins. The personal meaning I took from this book is that it does not matter your age on what you can achieve. Ender is just a young boy

  • Differences Between Enders Game Book And Book

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    Enders Game novel by Orson Scott Card and the film by Gavin Hood had too many differences. The film compared to the book, is practically totally different and had significant changes in the plot line and the setting. The movie was simplified to fit the normal movie length. The age of almost all the characters were changed along with some of their background. Among all the things that were different was also most of the characters development especially, Enders emotional development trough out the

  • Analysis Of Ender 's Game By Orson Scott Card

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    Ender’s Game is a science fiction novel written by Orson Scott Card and was published on January 15, 1985. The story follows Andrew (Ender) Wiggin, a genius boy who is chosen to attend Battle School in hopes of being the savior of humanity against the alien buggers. Ender’s journey from an outcast into a commander seems to follow the steps of Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey. Joseph Campbell was a writer who discovered after studying stories, religions, and mythologies, noticed similar themes and

  • Enders Game Book Compared to Movie

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    Professor Ball Children’s Literature 10 December 2013 The Mysterious Disappearance of Locke and Demosthenes Ender’s Game is a well known science-fiction genre book that is most popular with the young-adult reader demographic. The novel was published in 1985 and written by the American author Orson Scott Card (Card). The official website of Orson Scott Card states that Ender’s Game was the winner of both the Nebula and Hugo awards for best novel in 1985 and 1986, respectively (OSC). In November of

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