Life Of Pi By Yann Martel

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Fight for Survival

“A survival tale peels away the niceties and comforts of civilization. Suddenly, all the technology and education in the world means nothing. I think all of us wonder while reading a survival tale, 'What would I have done in this situation? Would I have made it?’” (Nathaniel Phil-brick). Intermittently life unexpectedly thrusts unforeseen obstacles in ones way in which one does not foresee. It is not the obstacle in which will determine ones success in the end, but the way in which one manages the obstacles and their desire and determination that establishes if they will be successful in the end or not. In the fascinating, irresistible novel Life of Pi, Yann Martel the author exhibits just how much Pi’s very dynamic charisma basically, ultimately alleviates him when he fights for his life, for survival while bring stranded with a Bengal Tiger in the Pacific. At the beginning of Life of Pi, Martel portrays Pi as a naive, virtuous youthful boy who soon becomes a very courageous, confident youthful man from the occurrence of unfortunate circumstances he encounters, in order to help him in his journey of survival. Pi is one in which has a great love for, and strong belief in God, and practises not one but three religions, although he has a profound fondness for zoology and science, both which aid him in his fight for survival. Pi was born and grew up as a proud, pure vegetarian but had to alter and adjust to a different lifestyle diet of a carnivore for

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