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Life of Pi - Part 2 Chapter 68 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 Chapter 68 Summary

Pi discussed his changing sleep patterns. Because of the stress and anxiety of his situation he generally slept no more than an hour a night. His sleep patterns were contrary to Richard Parker's, who slept almost all the time and in various positions around his area of the boat.

Part 2 Chapter 68 Analysis

Pi is deeply anxious about his situation, which is evident in his lack of sleep. The tiger, however, could not care less. His relaxation is continual. Perhaps this chapter is an illustration of the difference between humans and animals. Humans are often wracked with worry and anxiety over situations over which we often have no control. Richard Parker's approach to his situation is to nap and relax, sometimes on the floor of the boat and sometimes on one of the benches with his head resting on the edge of the boat so he...

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