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Life Of Pi

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Transcript of Life Of Pi

Life of Pi

by Yann Martel
Presentation by:
Umar K.
Alexa T.
Tamding T.
Hikmot O.

Summary
Main characters:
Pi (Piscine Patel)
Studies Religions and Zoology
Richard Parker
The tiger
Settings
India - Pondicherry
Tsimtsum (cargo ship)
Ocean - In a boat
Review
Essential Question
Beginning-boring
Learned a lot of things about religions and animals
Very graphic
Evidence
Brave enough to stand up to a tiger
"...I pushed aside all thoughts of Richard Parker and fearlessly went exploring for fresh water." (pg.135)
Definition of Hero:
Brave
Persistent
Smart

Thank You!!!
Recommendation
People who:
Don't have a weak stomach
Like to read survival stories
Interested in religions and animals
Good with vocabulary
or has a dictionary
Patient

What is your definition of a hero? Which character in your story BEST fits your definition and why?
Flashback
Genre: Adventure/Fiction
3.5/5
three religions

Science
Most of the story is a flashback
Book starts out in the present.
The rest of the story is a bunch of flashbacks that includes Pi when he was a child, until the interview that he has after he gets back to land.
The Traveling Song

By WILL.I.AM
Conflict
Pi is in the middle of the ocean with a tiger and he has to try to survive

Hero: Pi (Piscine Molitor Patel)
"Academic study and the steady, mindful practice of religion slowly brought me back to life" (pg.3)
Studies zoology
1. Christian
2. Islam
3. Hindu
Highlights
Science V.S. Religion
~Pi has two forces in his life, religion and science
Practices

More Evidence
Smart because he knows a lot about animals and their psychology; one factor that saved him.
"Richard Parker never stared back... not good zoo keeping...psychological bullying."(pg.211)
Persistent enough to train a tiger (5 attempts)
" My fifth shield lasted me the rest of his training."(pg.207)
"It started pulling out coils of
After devouring half the liver, it started tugging on the whitish, balloon-like stomach bag...and blood being slippery--the hyena started to slide into its victim" (pg.125)
intestines..
"This story has a happy ending."(pg.93)
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