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Life of Pi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2 Chapter 72 Summary

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Part 2 Chapter 72 Summary

When Pi trained the tiger, he wore a shield that he made out of a large turtle shell. During the first session with the tiger, Richard Parker swatted at Pi and he fell off the boat and the shield sank. Pi was terrified and didn't eat or drink for the rest of the day. Pi knew that he would have to continue the trainingbecause it was a necessity. He also knew that the tiger did not really want to fight with him because predators don't want to fight with other predators unless absolutely necessary. Richard Parker went on to swat at Pi four more times knocking Pi into the water each time and he lost his shield four more times. Pi persisted in his training and he never lost a shield again.

Part 2 Chapter 72 Analysis

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