Speaker For The Dead - Ender 2 Book Summary and Study Guide

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On a far away planet called Lusitania a new species of aliens are native to that land. They are called Piggies. They kill xenologers thinking that they are doing a great favor. But the rest of the Hundred Worlds think they are murderers. So, Andrew Wiggin, Speaker for the Dead, Ender the Xenocide, is going to Lusitania to find out why the Piggies did such things. In the Process the Starways Congress are thinking about going to Lusitania equipped with the Little Doctor. So, Ender the Xenocide has to try to put some good back into his name, while trying to save this planet.
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The review of this Book prepared by Justin Selva

Thousands of years after the destruction of the buggers, humans colonise a planet with intelligent life on. However the piggies appear to be not so harmless after all and two sceintists are killed. Ender is called to speak for the dead.
The review of this Book prepared by irina

Andrew Wiggin, the hero of "Ender's Game", has searched the galaxy to redeem himself for the Xenocide of the alien race known to humans as "Buggers". On the planet Lusitania, homeworld of the primitive "Piggies", he unravels multiple mysteries and alters the destinies of all known sapient life. An engrossing and thought-provoking book.
The review of this Book prepared by Tiarnan Bhainn

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   depressing/sad FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   preventing/managing clash/war between govts/kingdoms Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Cultural problems, alien culture    -   Yes Culture clash-    -   one culture tries to impose its culture on another group

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's


Terrain    -   Forests A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   inhabited by friendly aliens    -   primitive aliens Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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