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    then nicknamed himself after the irrational number. He survives 227 days lost at sea with a Royal Bengal Tiger until he arrives at the coast of Mexico. Life of Pi is a truly incredible book crafted by Yann Martel’s exquisite knowledge of mundane facts which help aid the legitimacy of the book. Great novels have great authors and Yann Martel is no exception to this rule, he builds Life of Pi on an astonishing premise, full of literary playfulness. Although one can read Life of Pi as a charmed realist fable or an attractive allegory, most read the novel as a nail-biting adventure. When 16-year-old Pi is told that his family is moving to Canada on a Japanese cargo ship, he is extremely hesitant. Shortly after leaving India, there is a bad storm, where Pi is thrown overboard onto a lifeboat by the crew. The next morning he finds…

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    Pi's Heroic Journey

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    The one with all of the animals or the one with the crew members from the sunken Tsimtsum that he was going to Canada ship. Then he finally gets off the lifeboat, Mr. Tomohiro Okamoto, of the Maritime Department of Japanese Ministry in Transport and his assistant Atsuro Chiba, interviews Pi and asked him what happened on the lifeboat after the ship sank. He tells them the truth but he doesn’t believe him so then Pi makes up a story about how his mother and the cook from the ship. Then, they…

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    The story of Life Of Pi by Yann Martel has truly taught me how to appreciate the little things in life. Life of Pi shows a journey of a young Indian man named Piscine Molitor Patel or “Pi” and a Bengal tiger across the ocean in a lifeboat. This story was so good that it transformed into a Hollywood movie which director, Ang Lee tried to depict to the best of his abilities. When adapting a book into a movie, there are two things to take into consideration: Those who have read the book and those…

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    contradictions between Hinduism, Catholicism, and Islam, Pi felt that religion was more of a cushion that helped shield us from the reality of the world. This, too, plays a major role as Pi felt the need of comfort and love while sheltering himself from the cruel outside world. This shows the type of character Pi is, highlighting on the fact that he prefers to be assured with potential fantasy rather than left with the cold reality. He used these religions to support his purpose and survival…

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    Yann Martel’s novel Life of Pi focused on the life of an Indian boy named Piscine Molitor Patel, also known as Pi, deals with a different way in that language was misused. The main plotline in this novel is that Pi’s family lives in Pondicherry, India and his father is a director of the zoo, but a political problem in India forces them to sell their animals and move to Canada. On the way the cargo ship they were on sank, everyone in the Patel family, except for Pi, are lost at sea. Pi, on a…

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    Life Of Pi Conflict Essay

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    Ian Augsburger Mr. Whitmore June 5, 2016 Period 6 Life of Pi The title, like many other great novels do, sums the story into a neat and simple package. Life of Pi reveals his whole life, from the author's observations and from Pi’s narration. It shows his ideology and religious beliefs leading up to the point of the ship’s sinking. Life of Pi can be categorized as fiction as it does not depict the truth. Life of Pie was written by Yann Martel was written on September…

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    religion very dear to his heart. Overall he was stranded in the Pacific ocean for 227 days with a tiger named Richard Parker. The book is divided into 3 parts, Toronto and Pondicherry, The Pacific Ocean, and Benito Juarez Infirmary, Tomatlan, Mexico. Firstly, in part one we learn that Pi lives in Pondicherry, India at the zoo his family owns around the 1960’s. At an early age, Pi begins to learn about religion and becomes a Hindu, a Christian, and a Muslim, after falling in love with…

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    It is both heartwarming and heartbreaking. It has moments of both triumph and sadness. It exhibits both affection and anger. The protagonist, Piscine Patel evolves throughout the story as well as his anthropomorphic counterpart, Richard Parker. Life of Pi is pseudo realistic, illustrating how real even the most outlandish ideas can seem when paired with the correct writing techniques and placement near a reference to a real event. I was able to relate with it deeply as I am very similar to…

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    using humans and animals. The lesson he is trying to teach with these two motifs is that adaptation is necessary for survival. Already in the first half of the book it is clear to the readers that Pi is a very open minded protagonist. He is able to adopt many ideas and understand many people. One enormous example of this is his trio of religions. Rather than stick with one religion and limit himself to one belief system, Pi has embraced and openly practices three religions. At one point in the…

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    Narrative in wildlife program - The Crocodile Hunter “I reckon that’s a big one.” I whispered with glee while skipping on a treacherous trail I created with sofa pillows, staring intently at an imaginary crocodile. “Crikey!” I shouted as the imaginary crocodile leapt at me with wide-open jaws. Without any hesitation, I jumped on it and wrestled it as though my life depended on it. After minutes of wild trashing, I emerged victorious, subduing the ferocious crocodile with my bare hands. “That…

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