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Life of Pi - Study Guide Part 1 Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 is an introduction of the main character by the main character. He opens by introducing himself and he relates how his academic study of religion and zoology brought him back to life. He discusses his study of the two- and three-toed sloths. Sloths survive because of their sleepiness and not attracting the attention of would-be predators.

The main character now lives in Canada, but he grew up in India. He misses his homeland but feels much loyalty and fondness for his present home country.The closing paragraphs of the chapter introduce a character, Richard Parker, as someone whom he misses, but who abandoned him.

The main character relates his experience in a hospital in Mexico and the kindness of the staff and people after hearing his story. He also tells about the first time he turned on a water tap and the first time...

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