Life of Pi

Life of Pi


Yann Martel

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The Algae Island

Pi’s time on the algae island is one of the strangest, most surreal sections of the book. Pi comes across an island made entirely of algae and inhabited by thousands of docile meerkats. At…

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The Tsimtsum

Tsimtsum is the name of the ship that sinks on its passage across the Pacific, drowning Pi’s family and leaving Pi stranded on a lifeboat. The word “tsimtsum” (or tzimtzum) describes an idea from… read analysis of The Tsimtsum