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Life of Pi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1 Chapter 10 Summary

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Part 1 Chapter 10 Summary

As comfortable as a zoo may be, there are always animals that try to escape. The desire to escape may result from unsatisfactory habitat. Another common escapist is the mature adult animal, for they are often too set in their ways to adapt to new surroundings. Animals are usually escaping from something rather than planning to escape to somewhere. Animals inherently want to feel safe, so if they don't feel safe in one place, they move to another. They become dangerous only to those who come between them and their safe haven.

Part 1 Chapter 10 Analysis

Pi further characterizes animal behavior for the reader and discusses why animals may try to escape confinement. He makes the point that animals do not try to change their surroundings unless there is something drastically wrong.

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