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The Power of Storytelling In Yann Martel’s “Life of Pi,” the power of storytelling is that it is sometimes more powerful than the truth. Being able to tell a good story requires some truth, however it is the excitement of the story and the way that it is built up that best tells the truth. The power and authority of being a narrator is that the narrator can tell the story the way he/she wants. The narrator and main character in the novel is Piscine Molitor Patel (Pi for short) and he tells the story of his life and a very interesting journey he had with a Bengal Tiger named Richard Parker. He adds certain things to the story to make it more interesting, and it is at his will to decide what those characteristics are. For example, his very intriguing and in depth description of his journey with Richard Parker may be a little farfetched from the truth, however the truth does still exist in there. In order for his story to be told and heard efficiently, the truth must be amped up so to speak. The way Pi explains his relationship with the Richard Parker is that he is a “companion of
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