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Life of Pi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2 Chapter 50 Summary

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Part 2 Chapter 50 Summary

Pi took stock of the boat, his temporary home and described it in detail. As for size, it was 3.5 feet deep, 8 feet wide and 26 feet long. It had benches all along the interior perimeter and two benches that crossed the width of the boat. Pi calculated that there was about 100 square feet of territory for Richard Parker. The boat was designed to accommodate 32 people, as it had printed on the side. As time went on, Pi noticed more and more details about the boat and used them to his advantage. "How true it is that necessity is the mother of invention, how very true," he said.

Part 2 Chapter 50 Analysis

Pi is growing to accept his situation and his survival instincts drive him to take stock of his surroundings and how much space the tiger has. If he's going to survive he'll have to use his...

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