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Life of Pi

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

 

UNDERSTANDING OF THE RELIGIONS MENTIONED IN THE STORY:

eBook Resource:

World Religions Reference Library. Michael O’Neal and J. Jones, Eds. Detroit: UXL, 2007. 1144 pp. 6 vols.

Web Resources:

Major Religions of the World. Quick overviews of  Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism

Religion from BBC. A - Z of religions and beliefs:  Christianity, Hinduism, and Islam

 

FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE "MAJOR LIFEBOAT PESTS":

In LearnAlberta select Groliers Online Passport and look up the animal in the Encyclopedia Amazing Animals of the World

Wild India has some great information on Bengal tigers in the wild vs. zoo  

FIND OUT ALL ABOUT CONTEMPORY LIFE IN INDIA:

In Infotrack select the Global Issues in Context Database and type India as a basic search for a wealth of information.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE HISTORY BEHIND THE NAME TRY:

Richard Parker:  The Story Behind the Name

The Etomology of First Names

 

VIEW THE IMAGES FROM LIFE OF PI:  THE ILLUSTRATED VERSION

Illustrated pages

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE NOVEL TRY THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES:

DATABASE RESOURCES

 

A) The Learn Alberta Online Resource Centre.

  • In Proquest Learning: Literature type in the author's name and to access numerous resources on the author and the novel.

  • In the NoveList Plus type in the novel title or the author's name and scroll down to find resources.

  • In the Teachingbooks.net type in the novel title and you will have access to several study guides that offer background information and biographical information on the author.

WEB RESOURCES

Life of Pi

Symbolism & Themes