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Life of Pi - Part 2 Chapter 85 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 Chapter 85 Summary

Pi and Richard Parker experienced a fantastic lightning storm. Pi was struck by the beauty and wonder of it all. Richard Parker was terrified. Pi reveled in the close call with a lightning strike. All the while he talked to the tiger about the entire spectacle.

Part 2 Chapter 85 Analysis

In this chapter, the theme of the appreciation of natural wonders appears. Pi is impressed and mystified by the lightning crashing all around him. Rather than being afraid, he thinks of the hugeness and majesty of the universe. This is one time Pi feels happiness. The tiger, however, is cowering in terror. Also of note in this chapter, Pi begins to speak to Richard Parker as if he's another person. Pi may be starting to anthropomorphize the tiger.

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