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Life of Pi - Part 2 Chapter 57 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 Chapter 57 Summary

Pi foundcomfort in Richard Parker. This ferocious animal, his nemesis, had provided him with companionship and purpose. While standing on the edge of the boat and peering at Pi, the animal conveyed a look of contentment, like one looks after a satisfying meal. Then he snorted out of his nostrils once and then again. Pi called it "Prusten." Since Pi had grown up with the animals, he was familiar with their sounds and the different meanings of such sounds. Prusten is a quiet tiger call to express friendliness and harmlessness. He looked at Pi and made the call again. Pi immediately came up with his next plan, to tame the animal. In his soft heart, Pi did not want to lose Richard Parker and thought taming him would be much better. Once again, his hope returned and his panic and fear subsided. He might actually...

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