Timed Write - PROMPT: A symbol is an object action or...

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PROMPT: A symbol is an object, action, or event that represents something or that creates a range of associations beyond itself. In literary works a symbol can express an idea, clarify meaning, or enlarge literal meaning. Select a novel or play, focusing on one symbol and then write an essay analyzing how that symbol functions in the work and what it reveals about the characters or themes of the work as a whole. The novel Life of Pi, Yann Martel uses a wide range of literary devices to present the different themes in the novel, one of which is symbolism. The significance of Pi and what it symbolizes, the adaptation of survival and the settings in the novel Life of Pi shows the presence of symbolism in the novel. InLife of Pi,the color orange symbolizes hope and survival. Just before the scene in which theTsimtsumsinks, the narrator describes visiting the adult Pi at his home in Canada and meeting his family. Pi’s daughter, Usha, carries an orange cat. This moment assures the reader that the end
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