Life of Pi - Casey McConnell Period 3 Life of Pi 1 Setting Yann Martel's Life of Pi is initially set in Pondicherry India in the late 1970s The

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Casey McConnell 9/10/2006 Period 3 Life of Pi 1. Setting- Yann Martel’s Life of Pi is initially set in Pondicherry, India in the late 1970s. The tale then leads us into the Pacific Ocean, where the majority of the tale takes place. Finally, the story leads us to Pi’s ultimate destination, Toronto, Canada. 3. Character- The orangutan is the most human of all of the animals and her presence is the only one that provides a feeling of comfort in Pi’s dangerous situation. Her murder showed how man is willing to destroy his own morality and how man will be punished by a higher power for his misdeeds (i.e. Richard Parker killing the hyena after the hyena had killed the orangutan) Her translation into Pi’s mother is much more powerful than the other animal’s human counterparts (Richard Parker excluded because he had no human counterpart). The maternal feel is reinforced and the work delves into a more sentimental sphere. She serves to represent humanity in all of it goodness and by the end of the book,
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ENC 1101 taught by Professor Carolmichaelsen during the Summer '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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Life of Pi - Casey McConnell Period 3 Life of Pi 1 Setting Yann Martel's Life of Pi is initially set in Pondicherry India in the late 1970s The

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