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  • Why Do We Protect Zoos

    For example, it is said that Hamerton Zoo has several Bengal tigers already, but they are looking to gain rare Malaysian tigers to keep in their exhibits as well. Even since Egyptian times, powerful and wealthy individuals held and showed off exotic animals. These rare and exotic animals are still being shown off today in zoos. People claim…

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  • Veterinarian Personal Statement

    to the zoo. Every January 1st of the year, my family and I would rouse early in the morning and start getting ready to kick off the year learning about different types of animals. I still feel a jolt of excitement when observing the flamingos, Bengal tigers, giraffes, and more animals from all around the world. I would spend all day at the zoo if my family lets me. Therefore, growing older and entering my teen years, my mind was set on one career: Veterinarian. In 7th grade, I fashioned a…

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  • The Monomyth Cycle In Yann Martel's Life Of Pi

    Parker aboard. Richard Parker has always been a metaphor for danger within Pi’s life, beginning from the moment Pi’s father tells him “I want you to understand that you are never—under any circumstances—to touch a tiger[...]” (Martel 37) and shows him how vicious they are by feeding the tiger a goat in front of Pi and his brother Ravi. This metaphor continues, even before Richard PArker is officially upon the lifeboat, and Pi makes an attempt to stop him from boarding as he shouts “Let go of…

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  • Life Of Pi Film Analysis

    also notable for his work on other acclaimed films such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Brokeback Mountain, and produced by Lee, Gil Netter, and David Womark. The film's storyline revolves around an Indian man named Piscine "Pi" Patel as he tells a novelist about his life experiences, and how at age 16 he survived a shipwreck that killed his family and left him stranded on a lifeboat in the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. The Life of Pi is a magnificent film.…

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  • Theme Of Survival In Yann Martel's Life Of Pi

    rather essential to every self-reliant man’s survival. Yann Martel’s novel Life of Pi, stresses this notion through the account of Pi Patel and his brutally desperate survival tactics to survive while lost at sea. Fighting for solace alongside his tiger companion, the main character Pi embraces the innate instinct to be selfish and manipulative. Through the desire to dominate others, the drive to alter himself, and a mindset fixed to reassure, Martel’s tale illustrates the concept that man’s…

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  • Syncretism In Life Of Pi

    In the Life of Pi, Yann Martel orchestrates two stories that actively pursue the same storyline, but use two different methods of telling the reader: anthropomorphism versus verisimilitude. Pi Patel’s subconscious mind and outlook on life allows a fantastic novel to be created thoroughly around his character and the deceitful world around him. Martel actively uses Pi in not only a dangerous physical setting, but also a psychological setting that is set up to test Pi’s ultimate character as he…

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  • Shanghai Research Paper

    Shanghai, China Shanghai is located on the central coast of China. It is the country’s biggest city and a global financial hub. The heart of the city is the Bund, a popular waterfront promenade that is lined with colonial-era buildings. When you take a look across the Huangpu River you can see the fantastic futuristic skyline rising high into the sky in the Pudong district. The city also has many green spaces for rest and relaxation. A most symbolic part of the city is the Bund which at one…

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  • Life Of Pi Hero's Journey Analysis

    In a hero’s journey, there are twelve stages that must be completed.(“Stages of the Hero’s Journey”) In Yann Martel’s novel, “Life of Pi”, the protagonist of the story, Pi, was on a hero’s journey. He completed the twelve stages. Starting with his life in Pondicherry to being stranded in the ocean, Pi never gave up and made it through each stage of the journey. Stage one of a hero’s journey is Ordinary World.(“Stages of the Hero’s Journey”) This stage consists of Pi’s life in Pondicherry. He…

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  • Survival In Life Of Pi

    time to better his experience on the lifeboat Pi was forced to think of innovative ways to obtain food and shelter. He was able to create a raft to remove himself from Richard Parker. Additionally, Pi was on the lifeboat for 227 days with only a Bengal tiger for company, and in order to survive, he ignored the passing of days. Towards the middle of his ordeal, Pi is recounting how he “survived because [he] made a point of forgetting… [he] did not count the days or the weeks or the months”…

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  • Faith In Life Of Pi

    Faith. Small word, big meaning What is faith? According to the dictionary, the definition of faith is a strong belief either in yourself or in the doctrines of a religion, but every person has his or her personal definition of faith. Not many things could effect and change one’s faith, but it is proven that in cases of life danger, people’s faith tends to change. In fact, under tough and dangerous circumstances, when there is an immense need for survival, people’s personalities and perspective…

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