- Six-paragraph essay on Ender’s hero’s journey (including two citations per body paragraph)
a. Introduction Hook: probably something about heroes or the hero’s journey
(perhaps a definition of a hero)
Brief summary of the book and introduction of characters
Thesis: Ender succeeds in becoming a hero because ….
Ender fails to become a hero because …
b. First body paragraph Explains the Call to Adventure and the Acceptance of the Call
c-d. Second, Third, and Required: Allies and Road of Trials (obstacles)
Fourth body Optional: Shadow Self, Temptation, Saving Experience
e. Conclusion If your thesis is that Ender is a hero, include a discussion of
how he shares the gift or vice-versa.