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Life of Pi



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DATABASE RESOURCES

Global Issues in Context - Type India as a basic search for a wealth of information.

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

   Life of PiThemes, motifs and symbols as highlighted by Sparknotes.com.

   Guardian book club podcast - Listen to Yann Martel and John Mullan discussing whether the relationship between Pi and Richard Parker is a metaphor for marriage or stamp-collecting.

   Illustrated Life of Pi- Life of Pi in paintings.

   BookBrowse - Web Interview with the Author about his book.

Symbolism & Themes

   Pink Monkey - Symbolism/motif/imagry in the Life of Pi.

   Castaway with Karma - Time Magazine article.

   Tigers in Captivity -  Has some great information on tigers in the wild vs. zoo.

Religions

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

   Religion - A-Z of religions and beliefs from the BBC.