List the conflicts in Ender's Game.

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There are a lot of internal and external conflicts present throughout this book.  I'll try to list as many as I can. 

  • Ender's conflict with Bonzo.  This one ends with physical violence and Bonzo's death. 
  • Ender's conflict with Stilson.  Like the previous conflict, Ender kills his opponent.  
  • Ender's conflict with the commanding "officer" of each army that he is a part of in the battle room.  When Ender first gets to Battle School, no army or commander wants anything to do with Ender. 
  • Ender's conflict with the other commanding officers once he himself gets control of Dragon Army.  Even as a fellow commander, Ender doesn't immediately gain the respect of the other commanders.  Ender also struggles to gain the respect of the soldiers assigned to his army. 
  • Ender's real conflict and battle against the buggers at the end of the book. 
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