Essays Tagged: "Yann Martel"

Choices in Life and religion. Quotes from "Life of Pi".

ound since a human being began walking on earth. There is no doubt that Pi Patel in "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel was asking himself the same questions. He was a young curios boy who tried to understand ... e. Pi says of Hinduism: "With its notions in mind I see my place in the universe" (Martel 49). What Yann Martel is trying to say in this part of the book is that the stories give meaning to life becau ...

(4 pages) 130 1 3.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Life of A Pi by Yann Martel

Elements of FearsIn Yann Martel's novel "Life of Pi", Pi seems to be shocked and terrified by many fear factors such as ...

(2 pages) 83 1 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Life of Pi Thesis

In the novel Life of Pi, Yann Martel uses indirect characterization to portray how the harshest elements can bring out the mo ...

(3 pages) 79 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Life of Pi by Yann Martel is an adventure book. It is about Pi Patel, a very religious boy, who gets shipwrecked. ...

(2 pages) 78 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Appearance vs. Reality - Was Piscine (Pi) Patel's journey across the Pacific just another story, or was it the truth?

members of a society experience a tragic event; for example, the loss of a friend, loved one, etc. Yann Martel's novel Life of Pi tells the story of Piscine (Pi) Patel, an Indian boy named after a po ...

(5 pages) 65 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Love for God - "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel

endure in life. It is peace and grace and solace in a world full of indignity, sorrow and loss. In Yann Martel's novel, "Life of Pi" the main character Piscine found God in all three religions Hindui ... sha were all qualities of the god Brahman. Thus he found his place in the universe through Hinduism.Yann Martel also shows how Pi hears the Story of a God who sends His Son, the Story of Christianity. ...

(3 pages) 82 1 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Life of Pi essay - yann martel

consider whether to continue listening to their beliefs, or to push it aside for the time being. In Yann Martel's Life of Pi , Pi Patel, the narrator, does confront his moral belief in order to surviv ...

(4 pages) 90 0 4.1 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay deals with the concept of 'reinventions' and its relevance in texts such as 'Life of Pi' by Yann Martel and 'Lord of the Flies' by Golding.

and a reinvention of self and their relation to a number of selected texts, including Life of Pi by Yann Martel.A very common form of 'reinvention' is reinvention of beliefs, values and perspectives. ... time period or to adapt to certain ways of life or ideologies. Reinvention occurs in Life of Pi, by Yann Martel, in Lord of the Flies, by William Golding and also in the articles What's going on here, ...

(14 pages) 41 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dealing With Multiple Realities: An Analysis of "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel.

In the novel "Life of Pi", Yann Martel dichotomizes the perceptual realities, and psychological realities of Piscine Monitor Pa ...

(4 pages) 106 0 4.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Elements which make "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel a good book.

many interesting elements. Some of these elements include religion, animals and satire. The author, Yann Martel, allows the readers to soak into the rich insight regarding these elements, which is sui ...

(2 pages) 41 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Choices in "Life Of Pi" by Yann Martel.

relationship they have with our lives. By including the second story with the humans in his novel, Yann Martel opens the gate to free interpretation and with Pi's imagination, lets us use ours as wel ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparative Commentary: extracts from "The Life of Mammals" by David Attenborough and "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel

. Text A is an extract from The Life of Mammals by David Attenborough, Text B is from Life of Pi by Yann Martel. The texts discuss tigers and their characteristics, but from very different points of v ...

(4 pages) 17 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"It is circumstance that enables us to reinvent ourselves and the world around us" Discuss in relation to 'Life of Pi' and three related texts of your choice.

on that the human mind is able to identify and adapt. This message is portrayed through Life of Pi (Yann Martel), Images of Madonna, Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk), and Hermann Junger's designs (jewelle ... urity". This reinvention occurs in response to Pi's circumstances and his needs.Through Life of Pi (Yann Martel), Images of Madonna, Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk), and Hermann Junger's designs (jewelle ...

(6 pages) 28 0 4.6 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Life of Pi" by Yann Martel - literary essay

not have survived this journey if it were not for Richard Parker's presence.Work Cited PageMartel, Yann, Life of Pi.United States: Wheeler Publishing, Inc., 2001.

(4 pages) 39 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Life Of Pi essay

ith, knowing that someday, we will all strive for our own happy endings. In the novel Life of Pi by Yann Martel Pi is a character stranded at sea with no way out. Throughout the journey Pi uses his fa ...

(4 pages) 45 1 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

A Comparative Study of Texts Exploring the concept of "Reinventions", including Yann Martel's "Life of Pi"

to some extent given shape to my understanding of the abstract concept. The hidden ingenuity behind Yann Martel's novel Life of Pi, Sandro Del-Prete's drawing Cosmic Wheels and W.T. Anderson's cover p ...

(7 pages) 17 0 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Life of Pi by yann martel - interpretations of the book

Life of Pi by Yann Martel, is definitely a unique book that crosses the boundaries in many areas. It can be interp ...

(1 pages) 1447 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

In Life of Pi, how does the relationship between Richard Parker and Pi change as the story progresses? What is its significance?

t role throughout the story in literary aspects. In the novel Life of Pi written by Canadian author Yann Martel, a relationship develops between a Bengal tiger and Pi, who are stranded on a lifeboat a ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aesthetic Theory in Life of Pi by Yann Martel

aesthetics. It builds the style and character of the writing. The tool of imagery is often used in Yann Martel's Life of Pi.Martel describes many things in great detail. The main character Pi sees in ... 94.Iser Wolfgang, "Aesthetic experience" How to do theory. New York: Blackwell publishing ltd, 2006.Yann, Martel. Life of Pi. Toronto: Harvest Inc, 2001

(6 pages) 29 1 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Life of Pi by Yann Martel Examining Pi's Savagery in Life of Pi

perate times in life when these instincts take control of an individual. In the novel Life of Pi by Yann Martel, the protagonist, Pi, goes through a situation that evoked his instincts to take control ... cause an individual to lose control of their rational mind and live on instincts.Work CitedMartel, Yann. Life of Pi. Orlando: Harcourt Books, 2001.

(5 pages) 43 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors