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Life of Pi - Part 1 Chapter 33 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

The author is again with Pi looking at photo albums. They look at more recent photos and move backward. They look at wedding photos, photos from the University of Toronto and photos from Brazil, where Pi studied the three-toed sloth. From life in India there are very few pictures; although many were taken, they were lost. All that he has were pictures provided by Mamji. He identifies Richard Parker in one of the photos. Pi laments that he is forgetting what his mother looks like, what her voice sounds like. It's a source of pain for him.

Analysis

The reader begins to see a painful part of Pi's life. It is hinted and foreshadowed that the time between his life in Toronto and leaving India is poisoned with pain. It's foreshadowed in this chapter that something tragic happens to Pi's family, so that he can no longer...

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