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Life of Pi - Study Guide Part 2 Chapter 78 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 Chapter 78 Summary

Pi discussed the many skies and seas with wind in between that he experienced as a castaway. He felt as though he was always at the center of a huge circle made of sky and ocean. He also felt a victim of contradictions most of the time. During the heat of the day he wished for the coolness of the night and in the darkness of the night he was lonely and wished for the daylight. The greatest of these contradictions was the presence of boredom and terror at the same time. His life at sea became only exciting at death, whether contemplating how it would happen or fighting it off when threatened. His life at sea was not living but existing and very difficult to maintain.

Part 2 Chapter 78 Analysis

The tenor of this chapter is very solemn and morose. Pi marvels at the different...

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