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Analysis of Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game

- The buggers from Orson Scott Cards Enders game and subsequent novels, at first appear to be bug eyed monsters, a science fiction cliché. However as the story develops it becomes apparent that the buggers are much more than just a cliché, they develop as a sentient species, they undergo a transformation from varelse, “the true alien” (speaker 34) into raman “the stranger that we recognise as human but of another species”. (34) As this transformation occurs Ender learns a great deal from the buggers, in this manner card illustrates that there is much one can learn from the transformation of varelse to raman....   [tags: Ender's Game]

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Ender 's Game And Variant

- Ender’s Game & Variant The author, Orson Scott Card was born in Richland, Washington in 1951. He is a descendant of Brigham Young. Orson has spent a lot of his life working with the Mormon church, Later Day Saints. He even put off completing his education as a theatre major at BYU to go to Brazil for two years and do mission work. As a young boy Orson read a variety of literary wrks that were well advanced for his age. He read the likes of The Prince and the Pauper, and The Army of the Potomac as a young boy....   [tags: Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card]

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Good vs Evil in Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game

- The lines that define good and evil are not written in black and white; these lines tend to blur into many shades of grey allowing good and evil to intermingle with each another in a single human being. Man is not inherently good or evil but they are born innocent without any values or sense of morality until people impart their philosophies of life to them. In the words of John Locke: Let us then suppose the mind to be, as we say, white paper void of all characters, without any ideas. How comes it to be furnished....   [tags: Ender's Game Essays]

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Ender 's Game By Orson Scott Card

- In Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card, we see the life, struggles, and choices of Ender Wiggin. After reading the book, we as the readers can interpret what we believe the book was meant to accomplish in terms of the moral questions it raises. Some believe that Card wrote the book as a self-serving justification of Enders actions. However, I believe that the story is not a justification of Enders actions, but instead an illustration of the abuse and mistreatment of a young child. Through the entire story, we watch as Ender is manipulated and wronged by authority figures....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Ender's Game]

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Ender 's Game By Orson Scott Card

- Ender’s Game “When I understand my enemy well enough to defeat him, then in that moment, I also love him.” A. E. Wiggin. This is the question at the heart of the novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game. The author of this quote is a young boy named Andrew Wiggins, who goes by the nickname Ender. Ender is genius and also, to his shame, a third child or a third, meaning his parents had to seek permission to have him since two children are standard. Ender wears a unique monitor so his thoughts can be monitored by the international military....   [tags: Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card]

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Ender 's Game By Orson Scott Card

- In the book Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card. It shows that to be a successful leader one must be ruthless, strategic and strict. Whenever Ender has fought a battle he has either killer or beat the enemy so ruthlessly that the enemy won’t even have to think twice whether to attack Ender or not After, Ender wrecks Stilson, as his justification to Graff he says, “I have to win this for now and for all time, or I’ll fight it every day and it will get worse and worse.”(7) So basically ender is trying to explain that if he gets in a fight he will beat one of the total number of enemies so bad that all the other enemies will just run away of fear....   [tags: Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card]

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Ender 's Game By Orson Scott Card

- Ender’s Game, written by Orson Scott Card, takes place on future Earth. Earth, successfully defended once from an alien species known as Buggers, is fearful of another assault in the near future. A government known as the International Fleet is recruiting children at the age of six to train to fight against the Bugger race. These children are forced to make decisions no child should ever have to make, and Ender is “lucky” enough to be chosen due to his superior intellect. As a result of Ender’s training, he becomes the commander of the International Fleet at age eleven and destroys the bugger army, successfully committing Xenocide, once and for all....   [tags: Human, Morality, Ender's Game, Novel]

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Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game

- In Orson Scott Card's novel Ender's Game, the reader is taken into a fascinating futuristic world in which the human race is in danger. Having twice survived alien attack, the human race, fearing a more powerful invasion, develop a program to breed and train a warrior who will lead them to a final victory. The young boy chosen to do just that is six year old Andrew Wiggin also known as Ender. According to the government, Ender exhibits the traits needed to assure victory. At six years old he enters battle school and begins preparation for the bugger war....   [tags: Ender's Game Essays]

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The Doppelgänger Effect Ender’s Game

- The Doppelgänger Effect Ender’s Game    Orson Scott Card is a science-fiction/fantasy writer only in the sense that the setting that he uses fits the definition of the genre.  His writings deal with many relevant social issues that most people have not noticed and/or refuse to acknowledge.  His book, Ender’s Game, is a subtle study of many of these issues.  This story of a boy genius shows, in slightly less than subtle terms, the horrible cruelty of children, and the immense amount of pressure that adults force upon children, whether intentional or not.  You can also see the doppelgänger effect in Ender’s sibling relationships....   [tags: Ender’s Game]

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Enders Game: The Parallels and 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 in their time, but ironically they had completely different personalities....   [tags: Ender's Game Bean Ender Essays]

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Ender's Game Prosecution

- A little girl of 7 years of age sat, cheerfully playing with her brother and sister in the middle of a public road that led to her home. She played quite happily, not knowing that her life was about to change drastically. Suddenly, she was seized and taken away from her home, away from her parents, away from the place she had called her home . For the next 13 years, she was relentlessly beaten, made to work under poor circumstances, and abused. Her life was horrible as she was used to work for other people’s advantages and pleasures....   [tags: home, family, advantages, buggers, game]

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Isolation in Ender's Game

- Barbara Sher is quoted saying, “Isolation is a dream killer” which is a perfect summation of Ender’s lonely journey through an isolated childhood. Ender’s Game is a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card about a young boy named Ender Wiggin who is taken from his family at the age of six for rigorous training that ultimately leads the entire human space fleet against the alien race, the Buggers, that threatens to destroy all of mankind. Card makes it clear from the very beginning Ender is alone in all this....   [tags: self-reliance, developing strenght]

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Ender, By Orson Scott Card

- Orson Scott Card uses many themes in Ender’s Game to portray the type of person that Ender is becoming. The importance of the mind game, Ender’s techniques, and isolation from others are extensive themes that provide important in depth information about the world around Ender. The situations that he is put through ultimately give the reader an understanding of what Card is trying to show while also showcasing the events that Ender is put through. Throughout the novel, Ender gradually begins to realize that he is not so different from his brother Peter....   [tags: Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card]

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Ender's Game

- SUBJECT: Good and evil THEME: The line between good and evil is sometimes unclear, and as a result, people often think that they are doing the right thing when it is actually the wrong action, and vice versa. CHARACTERS: The protagonist, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin, begins as a six-year-old boy who is always terrorized by his brother. Ender never gives up, even when it seems like everyone is trying to make him fail. He is young, however, which leaves him susceptible to bullies who detest his quick mind....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Distrust Paradigms in the Ender's Game Novel

- How long has it been since distrust has played a major role in your life or someone else’s life: a month, a week, or maybe even a day. Whether you acknowledge it or not, distrust is a major factor and focal point for many vital events that transpire in our lifetime. In Ender’s Game, written by Orson Scott Card, distrust is a central leitmotif to the development of the novel. Similarly, mistrust and deception are fundamental facets in: our lives, the community, and even the ever-expanding universe....   [tags: osron card, downing street memo, distrust]

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Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card

- The title of the novel is Ender's Game, and its author is Orson Scott Card. The work is written using a first-person narrative style. Ender's Game takes place in a futuristic society where humanity has discovered space flight and has come into contact with an alien race that threatens its existence. Exceptional children are trained to be military commanders, and Ender Wiggins is one of these children. Although Ender is unaware of it, humanity relies on him for its survival. Card was inspired to write the novel when he was a child....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

- ... Ender's strategizes with the goal that he doesn't simply overcome his foes, he ruins them. They're ruined. At the point when Ender wins the last fight, he doesn't simply verify the buggers won't attack once more, he verifies the buggers aren't even alive to do it. Contrasted with Card's novel, Hood's movie scarcely touches on the way that Ender kills. He's a slayer. He doesn't simply leave his enemies in the hospital. In the book, people figure out how to utilize a key bit of innovation in the wake of vanquishing the buggers....   [tags: novel and film]

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Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

- ... His killer side is also unleashed when he decided to dig out the giant’s eye and murder him. He shows the side of him that mirrors his brother Peter. The rigorous training sessions at the battle school and Bernard’s treatment probably brought out Ender’s true violent tendencies. Nevertheless, Ender realizes this and exclaims that “I’m[he is] a murderer even when I[he] play[s]” (65). He shows remorse when he points out his own tendencies. By doing so, Ender also demonstrates the maturity that he has developed in Battle School....   [tags: story and character analysis]

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Young Man Blues in Ender's Game

- Young Man Blues In the words of Valentine Wiggin, Ender Wiggin’s sister, "We may be young, but we're not powerless. We play by their rules long enough and it becomes our game." [Card 237] From the beginning, Ender Wiggin was destined to defeat the human race’s enemy, the Buggers. This is because he was different and better than everybody else, including his own brother, Peter, and his sister, Valentine, who were also candidates for his position; being the commander of the military, the International Fleet....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

- ... Advertisements are not always directed towards children, since adults can also be controlled if done properly: Ads are effective because they play on the ways that our minds and emotions naturally work. For example, they grab our attention with fast-moving, colorful images, to which our eyes are naturally attracted, or they pair a product with something we find attractive, perhaps a sexy model or a family gathered around the heath on a snowy evening. (Bargh) The creators of advertisements know how the minds of their viewers work....   [tags: manipulation today, story analysis]

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Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game

- Childhood innocence contains curiosity, imagination and a carefree fragile mind that has not experienced the cruelty of the world. Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game expresses that general isolation causes the loss of childhood. In the novel, Ender’s isolation is caused by the hostile characters at the Battle School, the mind game and the removal of the monitor. All of these elements prevent him from getting close to others, resulting in isolation, also causing the loss of childhood. One of the elements of isolation that leads to the loss of childhood is the hostile characters at the battle school, particularly Graff and Bonzo....   [tags: story analysis]

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Ender's Shadow or Ender's Game

- Ender's Shadow or Ender's Game Journal - Enders Shadow Entry 1 In this story there is an alien race called the buggers, they have attacked earth before and now the I.F. (International Fleet) is training the younger generation to be commanders of the next fleet. The main character in Enders Shadow is Bean. He lives on the streets of Rotterdam, in the allies and under steps. Like many other children living on the streets, it is very sparse to find food. Most survive by the leftovers they find in the trash....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Comparison of the Matrix and Ender's Game

- Comparison of the Matrix and Ender's Game There are many similarities between the motion picture, Matrix, and Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game. The most striking of these is the way the movie and the book begin. The first chapter of the book begins with a conversation between two IF agents about how one believes that ender is the one. Similarly, in the movie the first words are from Trinity, also stating her belief that Neo is “the one”. The theme of the “chosen one” who is destined to save the human race is dominant in both the movie and book....   [tags: Compare Contrast Essays]

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Trickery and Deception in Ender's Game

- Deception can involve being tricked by others, or tricking one's self. In Card's novel, trickery and false promises are parts of both games and deadly conflicts. Discuss the ways that deception is figured in the novel. Deception-the act of deceiving; state of being deceived; artifice practiced; fraud; double-dealing; to mislead the mind of; to impose on; to delude; fraud; guile; cunning (Webster Dictionary). Deception is universal and serves many purposes. Deception can be used to hurt or protect, depending on the motives of the deceptor....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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Life Challenges: Ender's Game, The Miracle Worker, and The Veldt

- All human beings cope with different challenges in life. These challenges can be emotional, mental, financial, social, or spiritual. The challenges in life learned in this course will be examined in different literary works such as novels, plays, and short stories. Isolation and conflicts are the challenges involved in Ender’s Game. Then, The Miracle Worker deals with reaching out someone and to an individual with a disability. Finally, conflict involving technology is evident in The Veldt. The challenges revealed in different works of literature are essential because they enable people to develop human qualities that give them opportunities to succeed and move forward....   [tags: Literary Comparison, Obstacles]

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Ender's Game

- Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card When the novel starts Ender Wiggin is a six-year-old genius. He has a brother, Peter, and a sister, Valentine, whom is the only person Ender truly loves. Ender is the third born in the Wiggin family, which is rare, because the limited amount of children per family is two. The government had been running a Battle School in space to train young boys and girls to become military commanders to fight against the buggers, aliens who had invaded Earth in the First and Second Invasions....   [tags: Orson Scott Card ]

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Analysis Of Ender Games, By Orson Scott Card

- Novels that have a great coming to age message and theme are always enjoyable reads and both Ender Games and Siddhartha display this theme. Ender Games, a science fiction novel that is authored by Orson Scott Card, is about a young boy named Andrew “Ender” Wiggin. Andrew Wiggin is chosen to lead the human race in a war against alien “buggers”, but it means leaving his family and training in outer space. During Andrew’s time in space, he faces many obstacles which forces him to grow up faster than normal people his age....   [tags: Novel, Hermann Hesse, Ender's Game, Fiction]

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Ender's Game

- Ender's Game In our everyday life, we make decisions, decisions that may change the world we live in, if only slightly. However, each decision we make has an impact on our life and is therefore important. Each time we choose one thing over another, we draw from our previous knowledge to make the best choice we can. However, the ideas and thoughts that actually dictate how we make our choices are the morals that we base our life on. For some, these morals are simple and do not reflect what their life means to them, but for others, the morals that they live on are the foundation of their life....   [tags: English Literature Essays]

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Comparing Ender's Game and Fahrenheit 451

- Ender's Game and Fahrenheit 451 The novels Ender's Game and Fahrenheit 451 take place in the future; the futures that the authors' have created are troubled and the world is approaching a disastrous end. Initially, Colonel Graff invites Ender to Battle School and tells him how important it is that he participates in the war. " 'The buggers may seem like a game to you now, Ender, but they damn near wiped us out last time. They had us cold, outnumbered and outweaponed. The only thing that saved us was that we had the most brilliant military commander we ever found....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Commentary of Orson Scott Card´s Novel: Ender's Game

- “Ender’s Game”, by Orson Scott Card, is a military science fiction novel that narrates the story of a boy named Andrew “Ender” Wiggin and his predetermined life to save humanity. Set in the future, humans are at war with an alien insect race dubbed the “buggers.” The buggers have already invaded Earth two times previously and did not succeed because of Mazer Rackham, the general that won the second invasion. Expecting a third invasion of the buggers, the International Fleet (I.F.) has trained child geniuses at very young ages through games that gradually increase in difficulty including the zero gravity battle rooms in preparation for them to become commanders of the Third Invasion....   [tags: Science-fiction, Battle]

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Analysis Of Ender 's Game By Orson Scott Card

- Soldier What words do you think of when you hear the word, “soldier”. You may think: Military. Fighter.Warrior. Brave. But do you think of the word “children”. In Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card, children are recruited by the government to become soldiers in the war against the buggers; aliens who invaded Earth twice and threatened the existence of the human race. One child in specific, Ender, was chosen as a potential commander. We don 't realize, but the best military forces in history were children trained to act like adults....   [tags: Sparta, Army, Military, Soldier]

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Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card

- ... The Formics had come in two invasions; the first one was just a scouting mission, and was defeated by humans, but at a great cost. The second Formic invasion was in an attempt to wipe out the population of the earth and colonize it. Due to Mazer Rackham’s genius, the Formic Fleet was defeated. In preparation for the Formic’s third invasion, the International Fleet constructed Battle School and Command school to train the smartest children in the world with the best tactical minds with rigorous training....   [tags: satire, society´s issue]

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Fahrenheit 451, Ender 's Game, And America

- Technology and Society in 1984, Fahrenheit 451, Ender 's Game, and America in 2004 Science fiction authors of the 1940 's and 50 's like George Orwell, Ray Bradbury, and Isaac Asimov wrote their books about technological dilemmas such as automation (robots), information technology, and technologically influenced utopias (or depending on the reader, dystopias). Charles Allen once said that "if the human race wants to go to Hell in a basket, technology can help it get there by jet." In the era of the mentioned authors, technology was a new and exciting idea, and the concept of technology causing so many problems was far from their minds....   [tags: Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury, Nineteen Eighty-Four]

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Ender's Game vs. For All We Have and Are

- The poem "For All we Have and Are" by Rudyard Kipling examines the sacrifices made in war. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card, also analyzes the what an individual must give up for the survival of a group, but two of his characters, Ender Wiggin and Colonel Graff, would have differing views of Kipling's poem and a person's role in war. Rudyard Kipling wrote his poem in 1914 at the beginning of World War I. "For All We Have and Are," is a calling to protect England from a real possibility of falling....   [tags: Orson Scott Card Rudyard Kipling]

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Childhood Lonlieness in Ender's Game and Indian Killer

- Childhood Loneliness Childhood loneliness is a considerable problem that can affect young children in many ways, and may have long-term negative consequences. In the novels, Indian Killer, by Sherman Alexie, and Ender's Game, but Orson Scott Card, the powerful portrayal of childhood loneliness is overwhelming. After years of being monitored by government officials, Ender Wiggins, the main character of Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game, finds himself completely alone. The loneliness set's in as he finds himself in a new school, away from the watchful eyes of the government and bared to the world....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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Human Rights in Ender´s Game by Orson Scott Card

- ... The children who are paid, get a very low salary compared to the adults who work in industries, here is something to think about. Say you go to the store, and you want to buy a shirt. There is two identical shirts for you to choose from, one is cheaper than the other. It’s possible that the reason one of them is cheaper because it was made by children rather than adults. The cheaper route is normally made by children, because like I said before, the children don’t need to be paid as much. In my novel the children are used in a different way than clothing, they’re used for wars....   [tags: government, power, inequality, child, labor]

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Is It the Author, or His Content?

- ... (Hence that Enders real name is Andrew Wiggin, and is referred to that by his parents.) In the bible, St. Andrew was said to be Jesus first disciple, and loyal servant. He is said to have “brought his brother Simon (St. Peter) to Jesus and Jesus received him” (O'Connor). Much like St. Andrew, Ender was loyal to his sister Valentine. Their bond was so strong that the battle school supervisors, Colonel Graff and General Pace, reverted to forcing Valentine to write and visit Ender and encourage him to continue his training as a commander....   [tags: Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game]

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Technology and Society in 1984, Fahrenheit 451, Ender's Game, and America in 2004

- Technology and Society in 1984, Fahrenheit 451, Ender's Game, and America in 2004 Science fiction authors of the 1940's and 50's like George Orwell, Ray Bradbury, and Isaac Asimov wrote their books about technological dilemmas such as automation (robots), information technology, and technologically influenced utopias (or depending on the reader, dystopias). Charles Allen once said that "if the human race wants to go to Hell in a basket, technology can help it get there by jet." In the era of the mentioned authors, technology was a new and exciting idea, and the concept of technology causing so many problems was far from their minds....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Ender’s Game

- Ender’s Game Andrew Wiggin is the main character in the novel, Ender’s Game. His nickname is Ender. Andrew got his nickname from his older sister Valentine when he was born because Valentine was unable to say the name “Andrew”, so she called him Ender. It has specific meaning in the book because of the fact that Ender is expected to be able to ‘end’ events that someone else had started before him. One event that has been started before Ender that he is expected to finish is the war between the humans on the planet, and the alien “Buggers.” Ender is expected to be able to end this war because his older siblings tested out impossibly in the governments way of determining aptitude, or ab...   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Comparing Neo of the Matrix and Ender Wiggen of Ender’s Game

- Comparing Neo of the Matrix and Ender Wiggen of Ender’s Game From the first moment that we wake up we know that we are awake, but have you ever had a sensation that you are dreaming but you know you are awake. This is the same way Neo felt in his world in the movie the Matrix. Ender Wiggen was in the same situation in the novel Ender’s Game, written by Orson Scott Card. He was living in a place where no one accepted him because he was a third, which means that he belongs to the government for a special purpose....   [tags: Movie Film Movies Films]

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How Small Details Influence a Victory in Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game

- ... Once the spacecraft has taken off, the launchies experience null gravity for the first time. When talking to the launchies, Colonel Graff says, “Only one of u had the brains to realize that in null gravity directions are whatever you conceive them to be” (Card 31). Colonel Graff realizes how this could be a factor and decides to emphasize it in front of everyone. This proves that it could be very useful information. Being the first to know could give a great advantage over the others which could be enough to take victory....   [tags: environment, manipulation, enemy]

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The Chosen One

- The Chosen One Can you imagine if something terrible is going to happen to the human race and there is only one person who could stop it. And that person happens to be you. What would you do. At first, there must be a person who can sense that something terrible is about to happen and knows that there is somebody who is able to stop it. Nobody knows whether he or she was born to be that person that could do something. Something that others arent able to do and he or she is the only person who can do it....   [tags: Ender's Game Matrix Movie Essays]

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A Tale of Two Heroes

- A Tale of Two Heroes Ender's Game written by Orsen Scott Card and The Matrix the movie by Warner Brothers may not have much in common at least at first glance. There is much that the two charcters Neo and Ender share. In fact one common theme in both their stories is the battle between free will and fate. Both Ender and Neo also share a battle between good and evil. Our heros also face a battle between themselves and their own desires. Neo who is our hero from The Matrix is a young man who is seeking the truth about the matrix, a computer generated system....   [tags: Novels Ender's Game Orsen Scott Card Essays]

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Orson Scott Card's Enders Game

- Ender's Game is a science fiction novel set in the fairly distant future, in a time when aliens have already attacked Earth twice and the population is so great that a worldwide birth limit has been imposed. While some of Ender's Game takes place in the peaceful North Carolina countryside, the greater part of the story is set in outer space, and at the very end, on an alien planet. The exotic time and place immediately heighten the sense of adventure in the story, but mainly the setting reflects the feelings of Ender Wiggen, the main character of the novel....   [tags: Enders Game Orson Scott Card]

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Enders Game

- 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, Ender is manipulated, bullied, and isolated, which creates many themes and messages....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Enders Game

- 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 does nothing to decrease Peter's anger....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Enders Game

- EndersGamePaper Paradigms are very powerful because they create the lens through which we see the world. Our paradigms, whether correct or incorrect, shape our lives in a profound way. They are the source of our behavior and attitudes and ultimately shape all of our relationships. The power of a paradigm shift, whether it be instantaneous or developmental, allows us to change from one way of seeing the world to another. In the novel Enders Game by Orson Scott Card, the main character Ender Wiggin demonstrates his unique ability to paradigm shift during his training at battle school, and later as a commander in making tactical decisions....   [tags: Literature Books Science Fiction Essays]

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Enders Game

- Orson Scott Card weaves an intricate tale of a boy who is born to save the Earth in the novel, Ender’s Game. Ender Wiggin is born a Third in a world where only two children are allowed per family. Ender’s older brother and sister, Peter and Valentine, were not what the government needed to save the world, so Ender was born in hopes that he would be somewhere in the middle of their extremes. Peter is too violent, whereas Valentine has too much empathy. Ender is the right combination for the Battle School’s needs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Enders Game

- Ender’s Game In this book Orson Scott Card writes about a boy who is born to save the Earth. Ender Widgeon is born as a “Third” in the future where only two children are allowed per family. Ender’s older brother and sister, Peter and Valentine, were not what the government needed to save the world, so Ender was born, that he would be somewhere in the middle of their extremes. Peter is too violent, and Valentine has too much empathy. Ender is the right combination for the Battle School. Ender and Peter have power, but, only Ender has respect....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Enders Game

- Ender’s Game: A Brief Depiction I. Setting: · Staged in mainly four places. Ender Wiggins childhood town, where he is monitored as a prospective third. He is sent to Battle School, which is a satellite of the earth. Then he ends up on Eros where he attends command school and eventually defeats the buggers. He spends the rest of his days with Valentine on the first human colonization, approximately 50 light-years away from Earth. · The book takes place in 2190-2200 approx. The advancement of information transportation is significant, in that the ansible is able to transmit information faster than the speed of light, in fact, exactly instantaneous....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Enders Game And Out Of The Silent Planet Essay

- In both novels, the characters represent certain kinds of individuals in today's society. They encounterjealousy, as well as many other conflicts within themselves, and human nature. Ultimately, these two novels deliver the inner conflicts of our society. Both, Ender's Game and Out of the Silent Planet are related in terms of the class structures of society, the qualities of the characters, and both characters' struggles with others in the stories. In Ender's Game class structure is strictly military based....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Aliens in Enders Game by Orson Scott Card

- “Children chosen over trained adults...to fight war…alien species: The Formics” -WSJ In Enders Game by Orson Scott Card, earth has gone through two fierce wars with an alien species called the Formics, or more commonly known as the Buggers. The first invasion, the Bugger’s were exploring life outside of their solar system. The second invasion the Bugger’s wanted to colonize earth. After the first Bugger invasion, the countries of the world decided to come together and create a single government....   [tags: invasion, risk takers, activities]

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Enders Game

- The book starts off with Ender getting his monitor off. A monitor is something that they but on the back of these peoples necks to see if they are a good candidate to be a general to fight the buggers. The buggers are aliens. Well, since he is not monitored anymore people who have always wanted to fight him can now fight them. He ends up winning all of the fights and he goes home. As it turns out taking off his monitor was a test to see how he would handle people that fight him. A general then explains that he want to send Ender to battle school so he can learn how to fight in space....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Game Of The Nintendo Game

- The Nintendo game, Splatoon, managed to boost WiiU sales after its release, due to its creative gameplay, concept of the game, and character design. It is considered one of the most popular games on the system despite its lack of local multiplayer and voice chat. The game became well known before initial release due to its concept of a character that is both a squid and a kid, that is able to shoot ink from their weapon and the playstyle. The goal is to cover the map with your team’s ink colour, whatever team has the most surface covered wins the match....   [tags: Massively multiplayer online game, Online game]

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The Game Of The Best Video Game

- Do you want to play the best video game known to man. The game company Bethesda produced the game Skyrim in 2011. When Skyrim was released it changed the gaming market with its unique gaming engine and graphics. A game that is now five years old it still is considered one of the best games ever made. Bethesda announced at E3 that they will be remastering Skyrim for next generation consoles. Bethesda added console mod support, advanced shaders, and all three-downloadable content in one game. I have personally bought both games and I see a huge difference between the two games....   [tags: Learning, Play, Skill, Game]

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The On The Video Game

- The absence of an envelope-bearing owl soured the sweet taste of cake icing on my eleventh birthday. I cannot be the only child who dutifully waited until twelve o’clock that evening before relinquishing the hope that I, too, could join the ranks of pubescent witches and wizards at a school where magic is reality: Hogwarts. That is the magnificence of a story; we can harness the beauty of ideas and imagination to muddle that line between the epic of a fantasy and the mundane rhythms of everyday life....   [tags: Video game, Game, Video game industry, Arcade game]

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A Report On The Game

- As I stated earlier. It 's 4:15AM on a Saturday morning. "Why is my alarm going off. This torturous noise box is only to be used on the weekdays. Who is playing this obnoxious prank. My son. My Daughter. It 's probably my Wife." As I stumble out of bed and head downstairs for a ritual cup of coffee with a drop of cream, no sugar. It dawns on me, "I got the Overwatch beta invite last night!" The coffee from my Keurig is not flowing fast enough into the cup. hurry, hurry... finally. I grab the cup and clamber back upstairs to my office, which happens to have a litter box and random junk stored in the confines of its 4 walls....   [tags: Play, Game, Video game, Games]

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The Game Of Game Games

- . Every good service unreturned or ball by the side receiving counts one score for the side serving. The only side that can score is the one that is serving, when the opposite side returns and count for the opposite side. When the ball hits the net on the first serve it will be dead and at that point it will be classified as one trail. Net balls are also a part of the game of volleyball, it is a play which hits the net when it is aside from the first service. A net ball is the equivalent to a failure to return the ball right across the net....   [tags: Olympic Games, United States, Volleyball, Game]

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Gamification in Education? Game ON or Game Over?

- Let’s start with Gamification. That’s a complete misconception on what is gamification all about. Many people think Gamification is a branch of gaming, so what is Gamification really. Gamification is the craft of absorbing the fun and addicting elements in games (Game Mechanics) and applying them into real-world applications. According to one of a Gamification Guru Yu-kai Chou, gamification is a design process that optimizes for the human or “human-focused design” in the system, as opposed to pure efficiency or “function-focused design” of the system....   [tags: application of game playing elements to life]

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The Day Of A Game

- It was a cold winter morning, and I was feeling very tired. The only thing that I knew was getting me through the day was the basketball game. I was walking through the halls going to my classes thinking about what would happen tonight. I had many mixed feelings going through my head from being scared, to super excited. I knew that whatever happened tonight would change everything. The day of a game was always one of the most exciting days. I wanted to be a basketball player. It was getting closer to game time....   [tags: Basketball, Game, Luck, Warming up]

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The Love Of The Game

- For The Love of the Game It is a lovely spring day, the sun is shining bright, delighted birds are flying in the sky, and the esteemed American flag is fluttering slightly in the soft breeze. The field is immaculate, the grass is brilliant green, and the bases surrounded with attractive brown sand. You can smell the aroma of hot dogs cooking and popcorn popping. The bleachers filled with anxious, chattering fans. Suddenly, the uniformed man behind the plate yells, “PLAY BALL!” Then, the first nervous batter steps up to the plate; the players in the field crouch down in anticipation of what will happen....   [tags: Baseball, Game, High school, Play]

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How Games Can Be A Game

- I believe a game can be any game throughout the world that wants to be played like a game and a gamer can be any gamer that it is willing to challenge the game. Many individuals throughout society determine what game to choose and which game to play. When I talk about games I do not mean video games only. A game and a gamer player can be created in the real world, obstacles that come across life, and of course video games. In the real world people are set to actually have an everyday game. What I mean by an everyday game is that most individuals play games trying to work, have money, stay fit, stay strong, stay healthy, be perfect, and etc....   [tags: Play, Game, Video game, Video game culture]

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Video Games And The Video Game

- If video games did not exist what would society blame for peoples violent outbursts, or acts of aggression. The truth is video games have been around since 1958. In the 58 years after its creation, the video game continues to maintain its bearing even when its continually bombarded with false accusations of being the reason people in the gaming community act out with violence and aggression. True, there are those select few individuals that did something so shortsighted that they ended up on the news....   [tags: Video game, Game, Video game culture]

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Video Games And The Video Game

- Introduction Through the years gaming consoles and video game graphics have evolved, including the violence depicted in these games. Modern day video games are divided by genres of role-playing, first person shooter or sandbox games that involve their various types of violence. Often these video games make people feel that they are not in reality. Somehow the game they are playing immerse them into their virtual reality. Sometimes when a person is too immersed in a game, they may take it seriously and begin to get frustrated that may lead them to become aggressive verbally and physically....   [tags: Video game, Aggression, Video game console, Game]

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Video Games And The Video Game

- Playing video games. Do you interest playing video game. Everywhere, every house and every place that you visit today in the United States you will see that the children and adults play video games. In today “some 150 million Americans play video games” so what are video games and what do people play video games. According to the Wikipedia “A video game is an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor....   [tags: Video game, Video game addiction, Game, Gameplay]

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The Video Game Addicts Are Real

- Second Skin Paper After watching this documentary, I can say that I thoroughly enjoyed it. I myself can relate to the video on a personal level. In the aspects of being addicted to gaming is not the only way I can relate to the stories of people in the documentary. Living at home I was addicted to my Xbox 360 and games all throughout high school. I met my boyfriend (Josh) over Xbox and we talked for many months before I met him in person....   [tags: Video game, Video game addiction, Addiction, Game]

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An Avid Board Game Player

- With the invention of virtual entertainment the everyday interactions between individuals have been dwindling. The availability of instant fun has taken human interaction to the possible minimum in people’s daily activities. In the small growing community of board game players this social norm has not taken hold. With taking a firsthand view at this community we can better understand its ability to stand the test of time, and still grow even when faced with the fast paced virtual world. To better understand this it imperative to take a look into the mid of an avid board game player....   [tags: Game, Board game, Card game, Magic: The Gathering]

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Effect Of Game Play On The Classroom

- Using games in the classroom is a hot button topic for many teachers. There are teachers who will stand up and proudly say they use games in their classes for various reasons, and there are those that vehemently oppose them, stating they are a waste of time and effort. We first need to decide on what gaming is. “Gaming refers to an interactive process with educational value that is a part of the teaching and learning environment. Games should add new value to the teaching and learning process, lead directly or indirectly to academic achievement, and have the potential to contribute measurable progress in reaching teaching and learning goals” (Burr, 2014)....   [tags: Game, Play, Board game, Learning]

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The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

- The Westing Game starts out with the delivery of six letters signed by Barney Northrup, to six different households on the Fourth of July. The letters offer a once in a lifetime chance to rent an apartment at the new and luxurious Sunset Towers, located on the shores of Lake Michigan. However, in the movie, Sunset Towers was located in the city. In the book, Sunset Towers was built mostly of glass and stood five stories high. Noticed in both the book and movie, Sunset Towers oddly faces east instead of west where the sun actually sets....   [tags: The Westing Game]

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The Video Game Industry Of Games

- The video game industry frequently connotes and restricts itself to the hotbed of console gaming. However, this segment, while quite large, fails to accurately represent the gaming industry’s economic, social, and interactive structure. And the game (or gaming) industry refers all to often to gambling rings. Thus, the “industry of games,” as a collection of interactive media, provides a more robust, inclusive notion of play that transcends platforms, roots of origin, and digital versus non-digital spaces....   [tags: Video game, Video game console]

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The Game Of The Gaming Group

- Beating the Stereotype I watched as strangers shot, stabbed, and punched their way to safety. Eventually, a wave of toxic gas was released, bringing the game to an end. The gaming group I was watching decided to stop playing H1Z1, a zombie survival game, and start playing something else. This is a normal evening of gaming for a small group of five friends who live all across the United States. Popular culture often depicts gamers as anti-social loners, commonly male, sitting in front of their game consoles and avoiding the real world....   [tags: Video game, Video game console]

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Game Review - Sega Saturn

- There were several reasons why I decided to get a Sega Saturn, and one of them was to experience the unpredictable mind of Kenji Eno, founder of the dearly departed developer Warp. Never heard of Warp. I wouldn't be surprised. Their reputation has faded into nothing more than a piece of video game trivia from the mid-to-late 1990s. An esoteric Japanese game developer, Warp was helmed by Eno and taken in some rather interesting directions. Their first stateside release was Puyo Puyo rip-off Trip'd on the 3DO, which I guarantee no one here has heard of or played....   [tags: Game Review]

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The First Controversial Video Game

- The first controversial video game is often considered to be a game called death race which is a 1976 game and also it is a movie to. Through the game the graphics weren’t detailed, some objected to game’s depictions of violence and called it to be removal and it also was removed from self’s. It wasn’t until the introduction of a 16 – bit graphic systems at the end of the 1980’s that the video game was were able to produce realistic depictions of violence and other mature themes and games. Also during the 1990’s and into the twenty- first century games achieved a level of realism that quickly approached film and television imagery....   [tags: Video game, Video game controversy]

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What Makes A Good Game?

- Many gamers question what makes a good game. For this essay we will be talking specifically about Action Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games. These types of games feature action based combat in which players are actively moving around, dodging, and timing their own attacks in order to effectivly face the challenges thrown at them. There are four elements that I believe each Action Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, which will be referred to as AMMORPG, should posses to be truly successful....   [tags: Role-playing game, Game, Play]

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The Call Of Duty Game

- I’m the type of guy that would go out and buy a Call of Duty game, pop it open and gather all my friends and jump right into it. Call of Duty is one of the most popular games out and many people love to play. It is competitive, it has online play, and you can also create a clan or group to play against other people around the world online. Call of Duty dates back to 2003 and really wasn’t popular then because it’s all about killing your enemy. Many parents didn’t want their child to play the game....   [tags: Game, Play, Toy, Online game]

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Video Game Violence And Violence

- Since their introduction in the mid-1900s, video game violence has remained a controversial topic. Early games, such as Space Invaders and Centipede, have elicited unfavorable responses from concerned parents for the use of weapons. Modern games, such as Counter-Strike and Grand Theft Auto received similar backlash as well. Violent historical events seemingly resulting from video game violence will be analyzed in this investigation. However, The way people look at video games and how they research their ties to violent behavior and events could potentially need correction....   [tags: Video game, Video game controversy]

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Overview of the Airsoft Game

- Airsoft is a fun sport that is played all over the world, from America to Germany to China and Japan, and everywhere in between. For those of you who do not know what airsoft is, it is a combat simulation in which players try to eliminate or “kill” other players by shooting them with a small, plastic BB fired from an airsoft gun. Most people familiar with airsoft think that in order to participate in an airsoft match they must have a military uniform and equipment with guns that cost $400 or more....   [tags: Sports, Game]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Cold War '

- The Cold War was a time of incredible political tension and of incredible technological advance. The world had two major political influences in the United States of America and the Soviet Union. Both countries fought for influence in as much of the world as they could. On factor of gaining influence was to be the the most technologically advanced. There is no technological advance more impressive or powerful than conquering space. So the United States of America (USA) and the Soviet Union (USSR) both went to work on orbiting the earth and putting men on the moon....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, United States]

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A Game of Equality

- King of the Bingo Game is a short story written by Ralph Ellison, first published in 1944. The key characters in the story are the game announcer, the King, and the dying woman, Laura. Laura is the embodiment of equality sought by African-Americans. The King represents the aspiring African-American. The bingo announcer represents the unobtainable status of the white man. The characters in King of the Bingo Game are used to explain the situation of African-Americans during the early 1900s. The bingo announcer in the story represents the unobtainable status of the white man....   [tags: Ralph Ellison, King od the Bingo Game]

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Mass Effect Game Series

- Mass Effect is a series of three games with a sprawling universe to explore in every game and a massively immersive storyline. The games are set in the around year 2183, and everyone now has the ability to travel through space at ease, communicate with other alien races, and settle on other planets. Only the first two games of the trilogy have come out so far. The focus of this paper will be on the second of the two. One of the unique things about the Mass Effect series is that you are able to customize your character when you start the game and depending on the choices you make in the games the story will change dramatically....   [tags: Game Review ]

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