Ender's Game[ edit ] In the first book of the series, Ender's GameEnder is the youngest and most well rounded of three children; his parents conceived him contrary to the state's strict two-child policy. His existence was called for by a program aiming at producing commanders for humanity's war against the Formicsor "Buggers". He attends Battle School, an Earth -orbiting space station that trains similar prodigies. He receives the same education as other children, but the military recognizes him as their best bet to be supreme commander and often manipulates its own rules to make sure Ender has not only the necessary technical skills, but also the right character for their ends.
Table of Contents Ender Ender is the youngest of the three Wiggin children. Ender has the compassion of Valentine, his older sister, but he also has the ruthlessness of Peter, his older brother.
Ender does not wish to cause harm to anyone, yet when he is confronted with a pack of students led by the bully Stilson, Ender knows what he has to do. At age six he beats Stilson to death, although he does not know it at the time. Ender can be a killer like his brother. But Ender hates himself for that quality.
Other people put him in situations where his negative side emerges, but Ender always wishes for events to be resolved without violence. His compassion is his strongest trait, and it binds people to him; his ruthlessness wins their unswerving faith in him as a commander.
Ender could be seen as a victim, a brilliant child manipulated by adults into playing a game he never wanted to play, but such an explanation is too simplistic. Ender is brilliant enough to understand the manipulation and knows that it is necessary. Ender is a child in name only, and he represents the best that a human being can be, given the context.
There is no part of him that desires control, and when he has it, he wishes only to avoid the abuses that he sees others commit. But Ender learns that in life we are sometimes forced to play games that we would rather not play, and that sometimes winning must be second to nothing else.
Still, he manages to retain his humanity and his compassion wins out in the end, as he sets out to repay his debt to the buggers.Ender's Game- Character Traits Ender- the main character Three Character Traits Ender is very reckless in this story, especially when Graff and Mazer trick him into defeating the buggers.
He did whatever came to him, because he was just a little boy, and he saved the world. This category is for characters in the Enderverse. Ender's Game Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community.
Ender's Game- Character Traits Ender- the main character Three Character Traits Ender is very reckless in this story, especially when Graff and Mazer trick him into defeating the buggers.
He did whatever came to him, because he was just a little boy, and he saved the world. Smart- Ender is very. Ender's Game Homework Help Questions.
What is a summary of Chapter Two of Ender's Game? Chapter Two starts with the mystery adults discussing how Ender won his fight with Stilson. Like most science fiction characters, Ender, Valentine, Peter, and the various military men who make up the cast of Ender's Game are types rather than fully drawn characters.
Ender and Valentine. Ender's Game is a film adaptation of the novel Ender's Game by Orson Scott monstermanfilm.comed and written by Gavin Hood, the film stars Asa Butterfield as Andrew "Ender" Wiggin, an intelligent young boy who is sent to an advanced military school, Battle School, in space to prepare for a future alien monstermanfilm.com actors include Harrison Ford, Ben Genre: Science Fiction.