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    In the vertiginously tall tale, Life of Pi, Yann Martel blends fact and fiction with cunning charm. In the novel, an adult version of Pi tells his story to the reader. Pi Patel was named after a French swimming pool and 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…

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    Life of Pi written by Yann Martel, is a story about a boy, Pi, who gets stranded in the middle of the Pacific Ocean accompanied by only a tiger. The novel mainly takes place on a lifeboat. Pi was physically thrown onto the lifeboat and instinctively tried to help anyone nearby, so without thinking he pulled a tiger onto his boat. The instant the tiger arrived, Pi lept off the boat. Pi then went onto the raft that was attached to the boat. Martel uses Pi’s physical journey from the raft to the…

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    Yann Martel 's Life of Pi is the account of a young fellow who survives a nerve racking wreck and months in a raft with a substantial Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Right off the bat in Pi 's life, his dad understands that his child 's gullibility about the tiger in their consideration may place Pi in peril. Pi experiences a noteworthy religious arousing in his developmental years, in the long run subscribing to an assortment of religions: Hinduism, Catholicism, lastly Islam. Despite the…

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    her attitude, making it the most important factor to survival. In Yann Martel’s novel, Life of Pi, Piscine Patel, known as Pi, encounters a traumatic experience, and an incredible journey of survival. To bear the difficult conditions he endured, Pi relied on his emotional state to keep him sane through a healthy balance of different emotions, and the importance of his animalistic side. In Yann Martel’s Life of Pi, Pi’s emotional state is his core element of survival because it controls his…

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    knowing that it might attack because it’s hungry. Yann Martel’s novel, Life of Pi, describes one full story of a kid who’s lost in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with a tiger, and a kid whose family passed away when they were on a boat on their way to Canada for better job opportunities. The story with animals is more believable because it talks about Richard Parker eating a hyena and a French castaway, Pi eating sea animals, and Pi having to train Richard Parker. Richard Parker eats a…

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    central belief system. It can influence the choices someone makes and if given the power, it can dictate a person’s life. In Yann Martel’s “Life of Pi”, Pi’s psychological state of loneliness causes him to negatively impact his relationship with God, contaminates Richard Parker with loneliness, and as a result leaves him with mental and physical signs of depression. It is evident that Pi becomes exiled from the world around him due to his loneliness. The character suffers from dejection which…

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    Martel’s Life of Pi and Tim Burton’s Big Fish, this is evident as each main character depend on the faith of an eternal source, the self-confidence in oneself and the inspiration and assistance of a guide in order to succeed. The faith in an eternal and infinite source have provided a necessary hope and sense of encouragement to those in times of need for the main characters in their individual journeys. In the case of Edward Bloom from Big Fish and Piscine Molitor Patel from Life of Pi; this…

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    another matter. In the case of Piscine Militor Patel or Pi he had no choice but to embrace his darkness in order to survive. The author Yann Martel has written a fictional story that is laced with truth in regards to overcoming Pi’s inner demon in the form of a Bengal tiger. Pi’s own inner tiger is Richard Parker. It is Richard Parker that teaches him to embrace his dark side, silence his childish fears and how to beat all odds and survive. Before Pi left society, he was a boy. When he…

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    theme throughout the novel The Life of Pi by Yann Martel. From the very inception of the story it is clear that religion plays a major role. As Francis Adirubasamy— the elderly man who originally told this story to Martel— stated, this novel is a story “that will make you believe in God,” (Martel, 3). The prominence of religion makes it clear that the “true” story in Life of Pi is the story in which the reader needs more faith in god to believe in. Throughout the novel Pi emphasizes his views…

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    A Spiritual Survival Guide It is nearly impossible to imagine the capacity at which Pi Patel, a young Indian boy, relies and survives because of his undying faith. The Life of Pi, by Yann Martel is a story about this very phenomenon. As this story comes into fruition, this boy is introduced as one who has double majored in zoology and religion after surviving miraculously at sea for 227 days. The very nature of this tale incorporates these ideologies in such a way that elicits strong feelings of…

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