What book are you currently reading?
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04-19-2011, 01:05 AM
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Re: What book are you currently reading?
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For me, being somewhere in the middle in terms of enjoying it, I took the story of the tiger as a fabrication made unconsciously by Pi's brain to help him deal with the stress and violence that he endured; a convention that allowed him to internalize everything he was seeing without experiencing a mental break. So he believes it and to him it is true but the real truth (probably told to him from what others think happened) is something different and unprovable. Still a bit cryptic and vague in the end, but that's where I stood.
Found a quote in the book about how human skeletons make a mess inside of a boat. Fabricated tiger story is most likely fabricated. Still, I'm going to ignore it and believe he survived with a Bengal tiger like a boss.
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