Ender's Game | Study Guide

Orson Scott Card

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Orson Scott Card

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Science Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

Ender's Game is written from the third-person limited omniscient perspective. The narration focuses mainly on Ender's point of view but occasionally dips into the points of view of other characters. This narrative point of view has the effect of keeping reader sympathies with particular characters and not with others.


Ender's Game is written in the past tense.

About the Title

In Ender's Game the main character Ender trains to be a soldier by playing games. In the end, the games are revealed as real technological warfare.


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