The Authorities Of Yann Martel's Life Of Pi

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Often time children in their developing years, meet authorities who greatly influence their life decisions and who they grow up to be. Author (Yann Martel) does a spectacular job at defining this throughout the entire novel “Life of Pi”. Pi himself had two authorities that were very close to him, but also shaped the person he is today. “It was my luck to have a few good teachers in my youth, men and women who came into my dark head and lit a match” (Yann Martel, 27). He refers to them as Mr. and Mr. Kumar - their professions are teaching and baking. The two Kumar’s are similar in their way of influencing what Pi studies in university and how truly passionate they are of their views about God. Although they each have very different relationships
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