Essays Tagged: "Ender"

Ender's Shadow by Orison Scott Card, a parallel novel to Ender's Game.

Ender's Shadow, is a parallel novel to Ender's Game, by Orison Scott Card. Orison Scott Card was bor ... nd, Washington. He has won the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer of 1977, won the Hugo for Ender's Game, along with many other awards. Besides being a writer, he had other careers, including ... s, not all of them sci-fi.The weak and puny sometimes come out on top seems to be Card's message in Ender's Shadow. Bean is a four year old street kid that is skinny, small, and near starvation. Bean ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Speaker for the Dead (response Journal Entrys 1-9)

Journal Entry # 1Speaker for the Dead is the sequel to Enders Game in which Ender is still a small boy growing up. In this book Ender is a young adult yet ... s still a small boy growing up. In this book Ender is a young adult yet he is about 3000 years old. Ender remains young-traveling the stars at almost light speed, a hundred years or more might pass wh ... undred years or more might pass while he experiences a month-long voyage.If you haven't guessed yet Ender is the main character of this novel. Ender is one of the most brilliant minds in the universe ...

(8 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Report Enders Game, by Orson Scott Card

Book Title: Ender's GameAuthor: Orson Scott CardGenre: Science FictionSetting Location: Earth and SpaceTime Peri ... nre: Science FictionSetting Location: Earth and SpaceTime Period: The future (around 2070)CharactersEnder - Ender is the main character in the story and he is six years old when the story begins. He i ... s six years old when the story begins. He is the younger brother of Peter and Valentine, at age six Ender is chosen by Colonel Graff and the International Fleet to help save mankind from the buggers. ...

(3 pages) 49 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Short Report on Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game"

Ender's Game is a book about a government program to defend the planet Earth from alien attack. Ther ... ies behind. If they are going to be fighting aliens they need to be touch enough to have no family. Ender has a very close relationship with his sister Valentine in which is the only reason he conside ... only reason he considers not going. He has an older brother who is jealous of him and he shows it! Ender became one of the top students in his training. He even surpassed many of the older kids. This ...

(2 pages) 34 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card

In Enders society children are brought up believing that there are creatures called the "Buggers" that ... lieving that there are creatures called the "Buggers" that have attacked the humans in the past, so Ender is asked to go to a battle school where young children are trained to be commanders to help fi ... o go to a battle school where young children are trained to be commanders to help fight the war. In Ender's case he has troubles at school for being a "third". At home Ender has a brother that wants t ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ender's Game: Ender's Leadership

lings came close, so the I.F. thought that the third time might just be the charm. They were right. Ender is the perfect leader in every way one can be. Ender's two most prominent characteristics are, ... recognition of changing circumstances and acting accordingly--is one of the qualities of a general. Ender has this quality in spades. There is rarely a moment where Ender is not analyzing and calculat ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

"Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card: Incorporating Romance novel elements

"Ender's Game" is about a young boy named Ender Wiggen who is born a "third", which means he is the t ... s the third child in a future where a couple may only have two children, but the government allowed Ender's parents to have Ender because they think that Ender might just be able to save the world. Th ... ave the world. The government thought that the third time might just be the charm. They were right. Ender is the perfect leader in every way one can be. Some argue that this is strictly a science fict ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Enders Game

Ender's Game: The story of a young, brilliant boy who is destined to save humanity by leading a stri ... sort of fizzled out in the early nineties because of numerous problems throughout the eastern block.Ender's Game is partly about this struggle that all Americans went through during the cold war, but ... ect of the book.The more important part is trying to determine what Card is telling the reader with Ender. He's a genius, and at the age of five is chosen to be the next Mazer Rackam, the military gen ...

(8 pages) 13 0 5.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Enders Game

Ender's Game 7th Grade, Kittredge School Matthew Aaron Ms. Emily Evison Chandler Vitlin Ender Wiggin ... a six year-old from Greensboro, United States of America, and he is also not your average kid. When Ender was three, the IF implanted a monitor that connected directly with his brain. That meant that ... the IF implanted a monitor that connected directly with his brain. That meant that everything that Ender saw, heard, touched, thought, felt, etc., was recorded onto disks. The purpose of doing this w ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bird’s Wings

umans, would fall apart just like a bird would fall without its wings. In Orson Scott Card's novel, Ender's Game the lack of communication causes many problems. Andrew "Ender" Wiggin, a child with a p ... e result of miscommunications. It doesn't matter whether they are between Stilson and Bonzo, two of Ender's peers in Battle School or a whole species of Buggers, Ender gets into fights that could have ...

(4 pages) 998 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bird’s Wings

umans, would fall apart just like a bird would fall without its wings. In Orson Scott Card's novel, Ender's Game the lack of communication causes many problems. Andrew "Ender" Wiggin, a child with a p ... e result of miscommunications. It doesn't matter whether they are between Stilson and Bonzo, two of Ender's peers in Battle School or a whole species of Buggers, Ender gets into fights that could have ...

(4 pages) 393 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Enders Game

Ender's Game by Card, Orson Scott Publisher: Tor Books ISBN: 0812550706 Ender's Game, first in a ser ... me, first in a series of five books, begins on a futuristic Earth, the home of Peter, Valentine and Ender; three gifted siblings born a generation after an intergalactic battle against the insect-like ... ntergalactic battle against the insect-like aliens, "Buggers".As we're taken back and forth between Ender's childhood and an ambiguous adult conversation, we learn of the existence a military force th ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American Novel

a while it is easy for one to think of these children as extremely intelligent miniaturized adults. Ender, however, acts even more mature than just about anyone I know, adult or otherwise.Thouroughly ... ne I know, adult or otherwise.Thouroughly compare the technology of our society as it is today, and Ender's World as it is depicted by Card. Things you may wish to include are military weapons, commun ...

(3 pages) 317 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Card And Clarke: At The Extremes Of A Genre

t them apart from the mainstream. This idea can be seen clearly in Orson Scott Card's unique novel, Ender's Game, and in Arthur C. Clarke's traditional science-fiction short story, The Nine Billion Na ... racters, and different senses of good and evil in their respective worlds.Orson Scott Card's novel, Ender's Game, creates a world with the scientific hypothesis that earth has been attacked by an alie ...

(5 pages) 514 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Enders Game

ENDER'S GAME By Orson Scott Card Ender Wiggin is a genius child with an evil brother and a loving si ... wear flash suits and have guns. When somebody is shot their body freezes where they were hit. When Ender starts playing the game, Bonzo, the captain of his army thinks he is useless. The captain tell ... thinks he is useless. The captain tells him to stay out of the way and do nothing during the game. Ender obeys and then that day at lunch they look at the score board and Ender is ranked number one b ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ender's Game

Ender's Game starts out on the world of earth. After 2 vicous wars with an ant-like species called t ... family. But the Wiggin's have had a third, by military order. Andrew Wiggin self appointed the name Ender, was chosen to be born as the next great commander of the war, unknown to him. Throughout his ...

(1 pages) 692 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Enders Game

wonderful book, I couldn't but appreciate your work and thoughtfulness that you put in it. Reading Ender's Game made me reflect on the many different aspects of my life that were mirrored by the even ... t aspects of my life that were mirrored by the events, conflicts and especially the main character, Ender.Your book made me sit down and think about how the things you wrote about relating very closel ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Ender's Game - I recommend this book

The Science fiction novel, "Ender's Game" is about an extraordinary third child who is illegal due to current population control ... inary third child who is illegal due to current population control laws. He is a genius child named Ender Wiggin that has been closely watched by government officials through a monitor on the back of ... back of his neck from the time he was born. This monitoring allows the government to see everything Ender does, how he acts and what he says. The government officials are responsible for conducting mo ...

(10 pages) 22 1 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book report: ENDER'S GAME by Orson Scott Card

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card details the youth of Andrew "Ender" Wiggin, a child prodigy who is ... ectual promise, they are allowed to have a third child, simply and derogatively known as a "Third." Ender is one of these Thirds, his existence called for by military brass after his two older sibling ... able for military purposes (Peter for being too aggressive, Valentine for being too compassionate). Ender proves to be a perfect balance of Peter's ruthlessness and Valentine's empathy, and is thus se ...

(4 pages) 934 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Isolation is Destruction to Ender's Childhood Life - Commentary on "Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card

uld slowly cast himself into isolation and detach himself from the community. In Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game, Ender has gone through a series of experiences of isolation in battle school, which de ... ne through a series of experiences of isolation in battle school, which deeply affected and damaged Ender's psychological growth.Since early age, Ender has been an individual that brims with raw talen ...

(3 pages) 2112 1 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers