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Introduction
Literary Devices
Symbols, Imagery, Allegory
Everything and Nothing is Allegorical
Animals = Humans
The Algae Island
The Spiritual Journey; the Religious Stuff
Setting
POV/Narrative Voice
Genre
Tone
Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Brief and Sparse Plot Overview in Paragraph Form
Author's Note
Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 14
Part 1, Chapter 15
Part 1, Chapter 16
Part 1, Chapter 17
Part 1, Chapter 18
Part 1, Chapter 19
Part 1, Chapter 20
Part 1, Chapter 21
Part 1, Chapter 22
Part 1, Chapter 23
Part 1, Chapter 24
Part 1, Chapter 25
Part 1, Chapter 26
Part 1, Chapter 27
Part 1, Chapter 28
Part 1, Chapter 29
Part 1, Chapter 30
Part 1, Chapter 31
Part 1, Chapter 32
Part 1, Chapter 33
Part 1, Chapter 34
Part 1, Chapter 35
Part 1, Chapter 36
Part 2, Chapter 37
Part 2, Chapter 38
Part 2, Chapter 39
Part 2, Chapter 40
Part 2, Chapter 41
Part 2, Chapter 42
Part 2, Chapter 43
Part 2, Chapter 44
Part 2, Chapter 45
Part 2, Chapter 46
Part 2, Chapter 47
Part 2, Chapter 48
Part 2, Chapter 49
Part 2, Chapter 50
Part 2, Chapter 51
Part 2, Chapter 52
Part 2, Chapter 53
Part 2, Chapter 54
Part 2, Chapter 55
Part 2, Chapter 56
Part 2, Chapter 57
Part 2, Chapter 58
Part 2, Chapter 59
Part 2, Chapter 60
Part 2, Chapter 61
Part 2, Chapter 62
Part 2, Chapter 63
Part 2, Chapter 64
Part 2, Chapter 65
Part 2, Chapter 66
Part 2, Chapter 67
Part 2, Chapter 68
Part 2, Chapter 69
Part 2, Chapter 70
Part 2, Chapter 71
Part 2, Chapter 72
Part 2, Chapter 73
Part 2, Chapter 74
Part 2, Chapter 75
Part 2, Chapter 76
Part 2, Chapter 77
Part 2, Chapter 78
Part 2, Chapter 79
Part 2, Chapter 80
Part 2, Chapter 81
Part 2, Chapter 82
Part 2, Chapter 83
Part 2, Chapter 84
Part 2, Chapter 85
Part 2, Chapter 86
Part 2, Chapter 87
Part 2, Chapter 88
Part 2, Chapter 89
Part 2, Chapter 90
Part 2, Chapter 91
Part 2, Chapter 92
Part 2, Chapter 93
Part 2, Chapter 94
Part 3, Chapter 95
Part 3, Chapter 96
Part 3, Chapter 97
Part 3, Chapter 98
Part 3, Chapter 99
Part 3, Chapter 100
Characters
Piscine (Pi) Molitor Patel
Richard Parker
Pi's Mother / Orange Juice
The Hyena / The Cook
The Blind Frenchman / The Cook
The Zebra / the Taiwanese Sailor
Pi's Father
Ravi
Francis Adirubasamy and Assorted Gurus
The Author
Mr. Okamoto and Mr. Chiba
Shout Outs
Sex Rating
Themes
Quotes
Religion
Religion Quotes
Literature and Writing
Literature and Writing Quotes
Man and the Natural World
Man and the Natural World Quotes
Spirituality
Spirituality Quotes
Suffering
Suffering Quotes
Science
Science Quotes
Fear
Fear Quotes
Mortality
Mortality Quotes
Madness
Madness Quotes
Brain Snacks
Best of the Web
Study Questions
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Don’t Rock the Boat
Don’t Rock the Boat Flashcards
Don’t Rock the Boat True or False
Come for the Quiz Stay for the Pi
Come for the Quiz Stay for the Pi Flashcards
Come for the Quiz Stay for the Pi True or False
Movie
Teaching Life of Pi
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Picture Stories
Be Like Martel: The Story Writing Process
Casting Life of Pi
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Why Should I Care?
Book vs. Movie
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop
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