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How does Zoology and Religion help Pi survive on the life boat?HELP :)

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ovoxo143 | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted November 30, 2012 at 3:12 AM via web

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How does Zoology and Religion help Pi survive on the life boat?

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted November 30, 2012 at 3:55 AM (Answer #2)

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Pi is fascinated with religion and science.  He uses this to sustain him through the difficult journey, where he develops a mystical fantasy to sustain his faith.  The animals are metaphors for his reality.

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