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Life of Pi - Part 1 Chapter 27 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1 Chapter 27 Summary

Pi overheard his parents discussing him later that day. They question how he got to be so religious, especially during a time of progress and modernization in India. They interjected their political views regarding Mrs. Ghandi and Pi's father sees her as a passing phase, just as they hope Pi's religious fervor is a passing phase. Pi's father questioned why Pi was so interested in Islam since, in his opinion, it was so foreign to Hinduism. They both wished that Pi could be more normal.

Part 1 Chapter 27 Analysis

In this chapter we see, through Pi's eyes, how his parents see him. The reader also learns more about their values. They certainly value progress and secularism in wishing their son was not so religious and old fashioned. What we do not see in this chapter is how Pi feels about this discussion between his parents. Every...

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