At six years old he enters battle school and begins preparation for the bugger war. While in battle school Ender excels in simulation games of battles and is quickly promoted to higher levels in his training. However, being the best of the best at this school doesn't make it easy on Ender. He has to learn to overcome his fears and realize that the world depends on him to save the human race from extinction. Orson Scott Card takes the reader into a future where a young child, property of the government, endures a lonely, isolated existence as he plays endless hours of games designed to prove his ability to lead and win.
A Struggle that Leads to Growth We all live in the same planet, yet some people hide their faces or either moving away from their struggles and some is positive and confident to overcome their obstacles. Anyone who faces with a struggle in their life is in a continual battle and only the one who stands firmly through all the barriers will be victorious in the end. I think that even with all the power and understanding we have, if one gives up their life simply because of their struggle, then that person also lacks hope and courage to fight against their barrier and he or she definitely fails. The struggle in our life is like a massive bricked wall in the course of your life, we can either choose to conquer it with an optimistic attitude or choose to be pessimistic and stay in the exact position. I myself too have struggles in life and that is my struggle for true knowledge and wisdom.
When a person thinks they did so much work that no more could be done, that is the point when “the boss” demands more. The definition of happiness includes “good fortune; pleasure; contentment; joy.”(Dictionary.com) When people do favor for the public they are never satisfied. Society is never satisfied with what a person contributes therefore, people often believe success is more important than achieving happiness. If society is constantly worried about wanting more, contentment will never be reached. Our parents are a perfect examp...
Grant it, they are all dead, they all went out of their way to help others or believed in something so strong they were forced to be remembered by there graceful outcomes. Not many people of today would leave their possessions to help poor people or travel through mine fields to oversee the unexpected. Not many people today would see that there people be feed and clothed in order for them to survive their hardship. Not many but few can overcome this obstacle in life. This is when our leaders and heroes come into play, this is when our leaders overcome their triumphant battle in life and see that the people of this and every nation be cared for and humbly bold.
A warrior is responsible for the close friends and family members he may have. The harsher and most barbaric way an enemy is able to slain his foe gives the warrior more prestige within his army. The more ridic... ... middle of paper ... ...r but a warrior that strived for the very best in everything. With this kind of upbringing is there any other way for him to think of what is important in life? If you are conditioned from birth that this is the most important attribute you can contribute to life than would it be consider barbaric?
Nonetheless, another major reason for failure in leadership is friends or acquaintances with ill intentions. This paper discusses two main characters Jack (in Lord of the Flies) and King Arthur. In the above characters, two traits that stand out are that they are blinded by the quest/ power hungry, and gutsy. Ideally, they are two outstanding characters with no form of fear for other people and go about doing things, which they believe is right. The fact that they are blinded by the quest means they will do anything while going at all length to see themselves in leadership positions.
The pay back was beca... ... middle of paper ... ...g him to see if his fear was going to be able to hold out. Evan though Odysseus was coming close to death and did not have to go through as much a Rick. When Odysseus was climbing this mountain it was only him he was fighting for himself Rick was fighting for more than himself he was fighting for the people that he cared most about. Therefore that makes Rick the better hero. Ricks courage, strength and, loving and caring personally for people makes the greater hero.
Most people think that an athlete should just be thankful for the education he receives in exchange for a few hours of practice. But an enormous amount of cash is being circulated within that school, at the athlete’s expense, which that athlete will never lay eyes on. Author and sports writer Steven Wulf says, “They are required to put in long hours of hard work for next to nothing, in hostile conditions, always under intense scrutiny of their bosses”. (Wulf) Of course this is a controversial topic, and there are obviously two sides to this argument: a side for and a side against the argument. “It is true that student-athletes aren’t your typical college students.
They hoped that Ender would make the perfect military commander. So, The government had Ender born and they put a monitor on the back of his neck to watch his every move to see if he had what it took to get into Battle School. The monitor protected Ender from Peter and kids at school because if anything got out of hand the officers would stop it to help Ender. They took the monitor off. Peter and the kids at school could finally get to bully Ender without getting caught.
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, Ender is manipulated, bullied, and isolated, which creates many themes and messages. In this novel Ender’s Game the main theme is life is a game. Three characters that best prove this are Ender, Peter, and Bonzo.