Life Of Pi Survival Essay

Life of Pi, a novel written by Canadian author Yann Martel, is the incredible story of how 16-year old teenager Pi Patel survives 227 days trapped in a lifeboat with only a large 450-pound Bengal tiger for company. During his 7-month ordeal over the vast Pacific ocean, misery, hunger, and desperation threaten to blot out … Read more

Comparing Yann Martels Life Of Pi And Tyger Essay

William S. Burroughs once said “Perhaps all pleasure is only relief” (Burroughs). The fictional novel Life of Pi by Yann Martel and the poem “Tyger” by William Blake analyzes how humans need companionship in times of need and difficulty. Both works of literature examine the relief from uncertainty of one’s state and the feeling of … Read more

Descriptive Essay: Mike The Tiger

On a relatively cool Tuesday afternoon, as I took the short walk from Allen to North Stadium drive, the hustle of students attempting to gain access to the buses gave the insight that today’s classes were coming to a close. Those selective few whom decided to make that tortuous walk to the commuter parking lot … Read more