Orson Scott Card Writing Styles in Ender's Shadow

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Point of View

Point of view (POV) shifts frequently but always returns to Bean. Bean is the shadow of Ender Wiggin in that he follows Ender's movements through the schools to the ultimate command of the earth forces near the Bugger planets. He observes Ender's lead and analyzes what Ender does in respect to what he would do in the same situation.

POV takes on the third-person perspective while describing actions and giving dialog. This shifts off of Bean most often, but other characters give their POV as well. The most common character allowed POV is Sister Carlotta who does things outside of Bean's perspective. She often talks with Colonel Graff at the beginning of chapters, a technique that fleshes out the story and comments on what has just occurred and what is about to happen. These beginning sections are used consistently throughout the book and are presented with...

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