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Life of Pi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2 Chapter 60 Summary

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Part 2 Chapter 60 Summary

During the night Pi awakened to see the huge moonlit sky before him. He was struck by how small he is and how vast the sea and the sky are. He and his suffering felt minor in comparison to the grand stage upon which he now sat. He marveled and felt terror at the same time. Then he said a prayer and went back to sleep.

Part 2 Chapter 60 Analysis

Pi is beginning to see beyond his crisis and put it in the perspective of what's around him. He's terrified at the relative smallness of his situation in the scope of the big world he now floats upon. These thoughts lead him back to prayer. Although largely absent from his account since the shipwreck, his religious beliefs and prayers begin to bubble up again. Also, even though he acknowledges his irrelevance, he refuses to accept that...

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