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Life of Pi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2 Chapter 70 Summary

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Part 2 Chapter 70 Summary

Pi learned from the survival manual how to butcher turtles and found that it was very difficult. The first turtle he tried to butcher was not cooperative and true to instinct, withdrew into its shell. He finally was able to separate the head from the body and collect a glassful of the turtle's blood, a nutritious drink encouraged by the survival manual. He then removed the shell to reveal the turtle's meat. He gave the remainder of the turtle's body to Richard Parker, who thoroughly enjoyed it. After he fed the tiger and fled, he thought that he needed to carve out his territory on the boat; he needed unlimited access to the tarp and locker.

Part 2 Chapter 70 Analysis

Rather graphically, Pi describes the butchering of the turtle. For such a meek, vegetarian boy, he has certainly learned how to become a skillful hunter and...

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