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    Who is Charles Martel? When you ask someone that question the most common response is “I do not know.” I would have answered the same way if I had been asked the same question a little more than 4 months before now. He is one of the unknown heroes; one of the men throughout history who made a huge difference in the way events played out but who does not receive any recognition from people alive today. He was very important in stopping the crusades being made by the Muslims during the early 8th century

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    Life of Pi by Yann Martel

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    Pi by Yann Martel. Although Martel’s story may be confusing at times, when Pi comes upon the island, he manages to capture the reader's mind with his intricate details and his almost too real imagery. Piscine Molitor Patel, the protagonist, grew up in the city of Pondicherry, India. In Pondicherry, Piscine’s father owned, founded and directed the Pondicherry zoo, “To me, it was paradise on earth,” Piscine is mentioned this because he found that the zoo was a place of peacefulness (Martel 14). Piscine

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    “Bapu Gandhi said, ‘All religions are true.’ I just want to love God” (Martel 76; ch.23) says Pi in response to being rebuked for his practice of multiple religions. The notion that religion should not be discussed in polite company is demonstrated clearly by the scene Martel depicts in Chapter 23 of “life of Pi”, in which the pundits of Hinduism, Islam and Christianity come almost to blows over Pi’s enthusiastic practice of the three. It is this youthful fascination which equips him for the turbulent

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    Life of Pi by Yann Martel The book Life of Pi was basically about the life and times of Piscine Molitor Patel. Pi grew up in India with his mother, father, and his older brother Ravi. In the following paragraphs you will learn more about what I read. Growing up in India was the best place to be to Pi. Pi's family owned the nearby zoo that was called the Pondicherry Zoo it was the only zoo in all of India. They named it the Pondicherry Zoo after the town they lived in. All the people and

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    Life of Pi, by Yann Martel

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    admits that “If I still had the will to live, it was thanks to Richard Parker. He kept me from thinking too much about my family and my tragic circumstances. He pushed me to go on living. I hated him for it, yet at the same time I was grateful.” (Martel, 219) This quote shows that he used this imagination to kill his loneliness boredom... ... middle of paper ... ...h shows the human steadiness, belief, and will to survive. Such difficult physical, psychological, and emotional trial requires a

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    Life Of Pi by Yann Martel

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    Pi’s journey to his faith (Start with some general sentence) In Yann Martel’s novel, ‘Life Of Pi’, the main character, Pi goes through some harsh struggles as he manages himself to survive in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with his skills and knowledge he has. His whole life is a journey. He learns various different skills that are used usefully in his survival. When Pi becomes an adult, he is left alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with a 450 pounded Bengal tiger. Although the fact that

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    emotions that sometimes prevent humans to be successful. The other acceptable definitions for fear is an unpleasant emotion caused by the nearness danger or expectation of pain. The main character in the novel that called Life of Pi written by Yann Martel is Pi who challenges with many issues in his journey from India to Canada. One of the issues is living alone on the lifeboat in the middle of ocean with a Bengal tiger for while. One can learn to deal with fear as Pi deals with the tiger that called

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    According to Arthur Tugman, “The moral of a story is better guessed than falsely expressed”. The moral of Life of Pi by Yann Martel is to help people believe in things greater, higher and different than factual things. The author tries to achieve this goal by exceptional storytelling, which becomes the most important aspect of the novel because the reader is given a choice between two stories. While talking about those who rely fully on reason, Pi, the protagonist, accuses that they “lack imagination

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    Life of Pi, by Yann Martel

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    written by Yann Martel, is a novel about how the influence of geometry had helped a boy hold his faith in God and survive the incredible shipwreck that shaped his life forever. Piscine Molitor Patel is the main character of the story Life of Pi, known to as the nickname Pi. Mathematically, Pi is also a term referring to the series of endless numbers that is used to measure the circumference of a circle. People commonly used the number “3.14…” or the fraction “22/7” as Pi. Yann Martel had cleverly woven

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    Life of Pi by Yann Martel

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    Life of Pi is intended, so Martel tells us, to make the reader believe in God. This bold, apparently evangelical, premise locates it on a dangerous moral high ground. D.H. Lawrence warned against using the novel as a forum for the author to assert his own moral or religious belief: Morality in the novel is the trembling instability of the balance. When the novelist puts his thumb in the scale, to pull down the balance to his own predilection, that is immorality. (D.H. Lawrence, "Morality and the

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