Summary and Analysis: Part One—Toronto and Pondicherry—Chapters 12-21
The author discusses how much telling his story upsets Pi, and how spicy the food is that Pi serves.
These unrelated details go together thematically; Pi has not "digested" the "spicy" story he lived through in the past, just as the author cannot in the present.
These two brief chapters both discuss pack relations. Chapter 13 notes that an animal will attack primarily to protect its territory and that a trainer must gain a psychological edge over an animal by establishing territorial ownership before the animal does. Chapter 14 follows this by...
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