Ender's Game Analysis

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Narrative voice and point of view:
-Third Person Omniscient and switching to first person narrations. There are times when the narrator is in fact Andrew Wiggin describing his own emotions and thoughts, however there is an omniscient perspective taken place of Andrew and other characters dialogues and actions. The use of third person omniscient is used to explain more information which is not directly seen or heard by the characters. This type of perspective gives a bit of a feeling of suspense to the readers. Conflict:

-Character versus society and character versus self.
Andrew faces has an issue with classmates who “bully” him because he is a “third child”. He also faces a dilemma with himself as he believes he will turn into his brother due to the removal of the monitor. The start of the chapter shows Andrews worries about his brothers perspective on him. As if Andrew worships or fears his brother, he would like nothing more than a truce between him and his brother. The author allows simple real life issues to be taken to a deep context using the main character Andrew “Ender” Wiggin. Sibling rivalry, school bullying, alienation and parental pressure are issues of real which have been exaggerated in the book. The purpose was to attract the readers and get them thinking of events which may relate to the novel. Plot:

-Narrative hook, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and dialogue. Narrative hook: The dialogue of two adults (presumably government officials) grasps the attention of the reader. Exposition: The readers continues as he stumbles upon the exposition of the chapter which briefly describes Andrews family and school life. Rising action: In this chapter, the argument between Andrews “bully” Stilson and his friends becomes the rising action. During the rising action, Andrew is pushed around until he snaps and attacks Stilson. Climax: The climax of the chapter is the point where Stilson is being abused by Andrew as Stilsons friends...
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