Ender's Game Questions and Answers
by Orson Scott Card

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Why does Ender hate himself in Ender's Game?

In Ender's Game, Ender hates himself because he is forced to destroy what he loves.

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Ender is a wonderfully created character. Card did an admirable job of making Ender both dynamic and round. He is a character that we love, hate, admire, and feel sympathy for at various points in the story.

For the textual reference regarding Ender admitting that he hates himself, check chapter 13. A lot of important dialogue happens in this chapter between quite a few characters, but you are looking...

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