Ender's Game Book Vs Movie Analysis

Ender’s Game: Book vs. Movie Ender’s Game is a lot like high school, in the sense that Ender, Andrew Wiggin, is always trying to figure out what his identity is. High school is a constant struggle of trying to fit in perfectly, but also trying to figure out who you are as a person, similar to Ender in the story Ender’s Game. Ender’s Game is about a boy named Ender Wiggin who was selected, at the age of six, to attend battle school in an attempt to help save the human race from their enemy, the buggers. They have been in a constant turf war with the buggers for a while, but the buggers are becoming too powerful. The humans need a commander to help turn the tables of the war, and they believe that Ender is the one to do so. He moves his …show more content…
There are many differences between the Ender’s Game book and movie. First off, Ender’s time spent in battle school is much shorter in the movie than in the book. This weakens the movie because it does not show the determination and effort that Ender invested into battle school in order to be as successful as he had become. Another difference is that the movie presents information about why humans are preparing for a war against the buggers right at the beginning of the film, but the information is spread out over different scenes in the book. This is a weakness of the book because it does not fully give the reader important background information to know what they are about to read. One more difference between the book and movie is that Ender remains a child through the entire movie, but during the book he starts as a child and finishes as an adult. This weakens the movie because it is more realistic if Ender goes through different stages of life during this big of a mission. Although there are many differences between the book and the movie, these are just a few that had a big effect on the …show more content…
Being able to actually see the violence along with sound effects made everything seem more real and exciting. Reading the book made all of the details and the plot seem more dull, but the movie was not dull at all. It was easier to have an emotional attachment to the story when the details of it are greater in the film. On a final note, what would have happened if Ender Wiggin never saved humanity from the

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