At first, before he becomes a castaway, Pi is obsessed with religion, and how to live as a religious person.But when cast adrift from civilization, Pi is faced with the even more pressing dilemma of how to survive physically in the natural world.Such struggles could be within themselves or with someone or something else but commonly stem from some sort of opposition in lifestyle.
His religious diversity forms a moral standard of “dignity not …depravity” (Martel 71).
He values dignity and character over corruption of morals initially because he sees Humans generally face struggles in their lifetime.
Piscine was the joke of the school as he was incessantly teased about his name.
The next year, however, he was determined to start anew by introducing himself as Pi in an unconventional and imaginative manner.
The Life of Pi by Yann Martel is part philosophical meditation, part "Survivor" story.
It tells the tale of a young protagonist, a boy named Pi, who must survive on a raft with wild animals after a shipwreck.Then, there are those rare movies that connect with us in both of those ways.is one such movie, for it delves seamlessly into the world of rationality and religion, accompanied by enchanting music.Instead of instinctively raising our voices or our fists, why don’t we try to be innovative like Pi?With his simple yet strategic move, he altered his identity from school joke to school legend.Pi takes care of the tiger but grows weak and blind.He is nearly murdered by another traveler passing, but once again the tiger saves Pi.His attitude on the raft encompasses the acceptance of fate of the Eastern religion of Hinduism, and the forgiveness of Christianity. In fact, Pi learns by observing the animal that the tiger, as wild, primal, and animalistic as it may be, can actually survive better on the raft than he can.The tiger is not purely thoughtless and cruel like the hyena, a creature which simply stuffs... Such struggles could be within themselves or with someone or something else but commonly stem from some sort of opposition in lifestyle.In Yann Martel’s novel, Life of Pi, Pi’s passion for personal survival conflicts with his moral obligations to himself internally, morphing his external character.