Theme Ender’s Game Falling Down Blue Taylorism
Manipulation “Not a joke, a game. I Manipulating Korean -Megan manipulated into Technology
can make you guys store owner to lower his selling love tape between manipulates man.
believe anything. I can prices. (Through her and cooper.
make you dance around violence) Page 40
like puppets.” (pg.14) “every motion, every
Manipulating the burger -Cooper is manipulated small fact becomes
“Individual human beings joint to feed him what he byAnna Louise. She the subject of careful
are all tools, that the wants and when he wants forces an opinion of
others use to help us it. scientiﬁc
survive.” Dink to Ender Megan onto him. investigation.” page
(pg.34) Page 24 3
D-FENS forced to leave
“The message was clear. By killing the Nazi, he You work to survive.
Survival Winning is more services/escapes death.
important than anything.”
(pg100) To survive in the
Avoiding the police. factory you must be
Rose to Ender good at your assigned
Prendergast survived his job.
“I have to win this now, last shift. Escaped the
and for all time, or I’ll superstition.
fight it every day and it
will get worse and
worse.” (pg7) (or
Identity “He toyed with the idea D-Fens is a terrorist/ “Thats my talent: to feel “Taylorism represents the
of trying to be like other murderer. natural in unnatural dehumanization of work:
boys.” -Ender (p. 28) circumstances.” p21 the breakdown of tasks
Two men in Nazi shop (Megan talking about the into their simplest
“Perhaps it’s impossible being defined by sexual tape) components t