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    The novel, Life of Pi, by Yann Martel centers around an innocent, religious and vegetarian Indian boy, Pi Patel. However, when Pi finds himself stranded on the Pacific Ocean after the sinking of the Tsimtsum, and faces starvation and the possibility of death, he abandons his ethics in order to survive. When investigators asked Pi what happened on the lifeboat, Pi tells them a story with zoo animals that have survived the shipwreck as well, one of which is an adult Bengal tiger. When asked by the…

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    Fishing In Life Of Pi

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    because all of the options are life threatening. Has one decided yet? Act fast! Many people would try to kill the tiger, but one doesn’t have any weapons. Jump off the boat, then one would drown. Piscine Patel evaluated all of these options in the novel, Life of Pi by Yann Martel. Pi, short for Piscine, lived in India. He owned and ran a zoo until his family decided to sell the animals and immigrate to Canada on a ship named the Tsimtsum. During a turbulent storm, Pi is tossed overboard onto a…

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    Imagery In Life Of Pi

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    Yann Martel’s Life of Pi tells the story of a young boy, Piscine Molitor Patel, who loses his entire family and most of the animals he grew up with at the zoo his family owned, when the ship taking them to Canada sinks. Sailors threw Pi onto a life boat that held a tiger, hyena, and a zebra, which ended up saving his life instead of distracting the animals with “food” so the sailors could get on the boat safely and survive. Within his first few weeks of being on the boat the zebra and hyena both…

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    Life Of Pi Religion

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    book by named Life of Pi which features a boy’s adventurous experience alone surviving with the belief of multiple religions. In the preface martel includes the first hint of religion stating “I have a story that will make you believe in god”. Religion may seem minimal in the novel about a boy adrift if the pacific but the overlying lesson remains that the belief in religion is the solutions to many problems. Life of Pi is the story of a young indian boy Piscine Molitor Patel or “Pi” who is…

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    Survival In Life Of Pi

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    The art of getting by according to Pi Surviving in the desert is difficult but what about out in the middle of the ocean. Imagine a person all alone no one to talk to for half a year and the effects it would have on their judgement. Yann Martel is an inspirational author who understands the importance of surviving despite the odds not being in favour of the person. In his compelling novel Life of Pi, Martel demonstrates how grueling it can be to overcome the difficulties of survival, and how…

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    even uncover huge qualities of a character in the story. In the novel, Life of Pi, by Yann Martel, the setting plays a major role in how the reader understands and interacts with the main character, which in this story is Pi Patel. Several locations, such as the Temple hills, the Pacific Ocean, the Pondicherry Zoo, and many more consents Pi to adjust and build up his personality. The most significant settings that influenced Pi to follow believing in God were the three Temple Hills in the city…

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    Hinduism and Life of Pi are closely connected, due to their incorporation of animals in both the book and the religion. Hinduism closely incorporates animals through their gods, while in Life of Pi, Pi has a close relationship with animals and talks about them a lot throughout the story. Some examples of this are: Animals in Hinduism are very important, Hindu gods use them as vehicles (Hindu Gods/Goddesses and Their Amazing Vehicles). In Life of Pi, the author notices many statues and pictures…

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    Life Of Pi Theme Analysis

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    The Theme of Life of Pi Imagine being stranded at sea for seven months with limited supplies and a Bengal Tiger being the only other castaway in the ship. Pi Patel, the protagonist of Life of Pi, has to live with these circumstances, and he miraculously survives. This story is about a young boy who grows up in a zoo, since his family owns it, and makes sense of himself through religion. One day, Pi’s father decides he is going to move the family to Canada because he believes there will be…

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    A person who is driven to live can will do whatever it takes to survive and can come back from the brink of death. In Life of Pi, Yann Martel demonstrates just how powerful inner strength of a person can be and how faith in something can keep one alive in unbelievable situations through his use of devices such as anthropomorphic characters and multiple versions within the story. As Martel opens the novel with a description of Pi’s youth, readers learn that his childhood in a zoo and with…

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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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