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Life of Pi - Part 1 Chapter 36 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1 Chapter 36 Summary

The author arrives at Pi's home for another interview. He's early and quickly meets Pi's teenaged son, Nikhil, who is leaving for baseball practice. The author is welcomed into Pi's home and a small dog rushes up to greet him. He didn't know Pi had a dog, either. In the living room the author spots a young girl holding a cat. Pi introduces her as his daughter, Usha and the cat is Moccasin. His daughter is 4. The author promises the reader a happy ending to his tale.

Part 1 Chapter 36 Analysis

The reader can sense impending doom because of the author's use of foreshadowing. In earlier chapters we know that Pi will somehow lose his parents. We also know that the move to Canada does not go as planned. The author now comforts us with the rosy picture of Pi's current home life and that the...

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