Truth and reality can often be found in fiction through a universal truth in the theme. In the novel Life of Pi, author Yann Martel writes, “That’s what fiction is about, isn’t it, the selective transformation of reality?” Through literature we can find truth and revelation in our world, even if it is a work of make believe. One truth about life I learned from a fictional source is that humans
All around the world, everyone practices a religion of some kind. These religions range from Hinduism and Buddhism to Christianity and Judaism. There are some who don’t even know what to believe and are on their quest to discover the truth. Pi Patel, the protagonist of Life of Pi, finds himself on one such journey in the novel. He is raised as Hindu, but later branches out to Christianity and Islam
All things must come to an end eventually. However, just because something ends doesn’t signify that it is negative. A happy ending is defined as “an ending of the plot of a work of fiction in which almost everything turns out for the best for the protagonists, their sidekicks, and almost everyone except the villains.” (CTI Reviews). In Yann Martel’s Life of Pi, the main character Pi Patel undergoes a horrific
Just like the famous circus performers, the truths within the novels The Crucible, “Young Goodman Brown,” and Life of Pi bend like contortionists. They get twisted around into unidentifiable shapes that seem amazing at first, but eventually cause the audience to become uncomfortable, making them not want to be in that situation any longer. Bending the truth means stretching to extreme lengths to find a way to twist around the terrible
“The Life of Pi” is an enthralling tale of a young boy and his troubles at sea. It’s about his fight for survival with a Bengal tiger. The boy also struggles with his religion and identity. Readers can take the messages presented to them in the story and apply them to everyday lives. They will fall in love with its colorful cast of characters and its deviation from usual story plots.
Ang Lee’s dad had always wanted his son to be a professor, but Lee had other plans in mind. Today Lee is an Oscar, Golden Globe, and Academy Award-winning director, screenwriter, and producer. Two of Lee’s most successful box office hits are the films Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and The Wedding Banquet. Even to this day, Ang Lee is one of the most sought out and celebrated people in the film