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Life of Pi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2 Chapter 58 Summary

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Part 2 Chapter 58 Summary

Pi took the time to read the survival manual included in the locker. Written by a British Royal Naval commander, it provided practical advice on surviving a shipwreck. The manual ended by encouraging the reader that if one has the will to survive he will. The manual also provided basics on navigation. None of this was helpful to Pi as he faced his present challenge of taming the tiger. He knew he had much work to do in establishing a territorial relationship with Richard Parker. He also had much to do to ensure his basic survival such as devise some shelter, improve his raft and stop expecting outside help. He realized that he was responsible for his own survival now. The weight of this realization struck him heavily and he sobbed.

Part 2 Chapter 58 Analysis

The commander's survival manual serves as further foreshadowing that if Pi...

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