The Life of Pi

The Life of Pi

A young Indian boy by the name Piscine Patel, also known as Pi, 16, was the son of a Zookeeper. However, so many faults and economy had downfallen; the father decided that they would leave India and move to America. Because of the currency difference between the two countries, they couldn't afford plane tickets, so they chose to sell the animals to other zoos in America. Also, they're traveling by ship "just as Columbus did" as Pi's father's once spoke. Before leaving their home country, they said their farewells to their loved ones. As they aboard the ship, Pi can't stop to think how selfish they sudden move and a drastic decision was made so quickly. He tried to eat his ...

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of the rain, the rain began to poor harder and harder. As he danced and giggled, the large boat begin to sway back and forth harshly against the agitated waves. Soon, the front deck is covered in sea water and the ship slowly begins to go under. He sees the people aboard bring out the life boat for people to flee. As the ship men discover Pi out on deck they grab him and scurry him to the life boat. As he repeatedly screamed, "My family! My family is in there, please rescue them! My father doesn't know how to swim!" As they ignored his commands, they forced him on the life boat as he watches the animals scatter and charge in fear for their lives. As they lower the boat, a zebra had jumped into the life boat trying to escape! While the boat dives down into the water, the other ship man had fallen off due to harsh waves. He sees a hyena headed his way and climb up on the life boat. Scared for his life, Pi ran to the other side of the boat where the sleeve is and stayed by the ...

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he realized that keeping Richard Parker alive was keeping him alive- having him occupied, distracted, not to give up on himself to support the tiger, and a friend to share this chaotic "adventure" with.
Pi tried marking his territory with a whistle and his urine to indicate to the tiger that the survival food was his; that only ended up as a backfire with Richard Parker's urine in Pi's face instead. So he stayed on his hand-made raft and began to jot down ideas. Since he was a vegetarian, it was hard the first few hours to result to meat. But he knew in the situation he's in, he really has no choice. So he write his feelings down and begin to invent objects and tools made out of the ...

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