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Life of Pi

  • Date Submitted: 01/22/2014 08:09 PM
  • Flesch-Kincaid Score: 71.1 
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Code | Page |   Significant Excerpts | Connection / Theme |
P | 101 | “Things didn’t turn out the way they were supposed to, but what can you do? You must take life the way it comes at you and make the best of it.” | Obviously something bad is going to occur to Pi and his family during their trip to Canada. I predict that Pi will face many hardships to whatever may affect him because of what he foreshadows in the quote “things didn’t turn out the way they were supposed to…” but it also seems that he makes through them |
T/S | 70 | I can well imagine an atheist’s last words: “White, white! L-L-Love! My God!”—and the deathbed leap of faith. Whereas the agnostic, if he stays true to his reasonable self, if he stays beholden to dry, yeastless factuality, might try to explain the warm light bathing him by saying, “Possibly a f-f-failing oxygenation of the b-b-brain,” and, to the very end, lack imagination and miss the better story. | The quote is about those who are unable to commit to a story and lack the artistry and imagination to make one. I find myself as what Pi describes an agnostic-living a life of doubt and uncertainty. |
TH | 75 | “‘While Christians kneel before a white man! They are the flunkies of a foreign god. They are the nightmare of all non-white people. And they eat pigs and are cannibals,’ added the imam for good measure.” | The three men of different religions all have prejudice against each other’s religion. They all have hostile opinions regarding what each religion does and their beliefs. But Pi doesn’t this way, he thinks all religions are true like Bapu Ghandi said and doesn’t have any ill opinions. He just wants to love God in any way that’s possible. |
V | 91 | “We came to the zebras. Mr. Kumar had never heard of such creatures, let alone seen one. He was dumbfounded.” | |
C | 95 | “the adult viper, as it swallowed the mouse, must have felt somewhere in its undeveloped mind a twinge of regret, a feeling that something greater was...

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