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Life of Pi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1 Chapter 2 Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 108 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Life of Pi.
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Part 1 Chapter 2 Summary

Chapter 2 introduces a new, unnamed character who lives in Scarborough. The author provides a physical description of a "small, slim man" with an Indian complexion. He is purposeful in his movements and wears a warm, winter coat even though the weather is mild.

Part 1 Chapter 2 Analysis

The reader is given no indication as to who this newly introduced character is. The author is creating more suspense for his story by setting the stage for multiple locations. Additionally, this chapter is not written using a first-person point of view as the first chapter was but a third-person point of view instead.

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