Pi’s life changing traumatic event came while aboard a ship with his family. The ship sank and all but himself and few zoo animals survived. Pi lost his family and had to survive under the worst of circumstances. He was without a great supply of food and water. Also, Pi was without a family.
When Odysseus and his crew passed by the mainland where the Cyclops lived, they were only going to stay for two days, but then out of curiosity, Odysseus wanted to see what kind of beast the Cyclops was which made them almost die. Odysseus didn 't even ask his crew whether they should do it or not because Odysseus made it seem like their opinion wasn’t important and didn 't matter. In the story, it says “Why not take these cheeses...Yet I refused, I wished to see the cave man, what he had to offer” (pg 818 L198-199). Odysseus deserved to return home from his journey after 20 years because it was mostly his fault. If Odysseus had told his crew about everything like why not to eat the cattle or to not open the bag of the unfavorable winds, his journey wouldn 't have taken 20 years.
As Poseidon was returning home he notices what the other gods have done when he was gone. He is so furious he stirs up a storm and almost drowns Odysseus under the sea. But not for long goddess’ come to rescue him including Athena. Lastly, a river close to the island answers all of Odysseus’ prayers and let’s
While Chris was adventuring out in the turran, the the river he crossed to get to the trailer (where he lives) started to get higher and was fericing flowing with water, making it impossible to cross. Chris started to run out of food and realized his simplicity might be the death of him, however, he did have a shotgun and a edible plants book and was able to carry on with eating meat he caught and plants he found. Sadly, even though Chris had a book of what not to eat and what to eat, he ‘misstepped’ and ate the wrong plant. A plant he thought was edible was actually a plant that would make it impossible for him to digest anything, furthing leading him to starve to death. Chris and the man were both simple men that travel into the
The pain he is feeling is killing Santiago, which is an internal feeling but the creatures he is killing keeps him and many others alive causing an external feeling or condition. Hemingway portrays the old fisherman as the crucified saint when the sharks arrive to strip away the marlin. When Santiago uses the harpoon, the shot is similar to the sound of the nails being driven into the hands of Christ. Moreover, the marlin creates a feeling of redemption to the successful fisherman, ending his unlucky streak of eighty-four
Manolin must rather fish with successful fishermen. So Santiago must fish alone. He decides to go far out into the Gulf Stream and tells Manolin his plan explaining that his bad luck is over. On the 85th day , at noon a massive marlin takes his bait. The fish pulls the boat for 2 days and 2 nights and the old
It’s easy to notice that Pi is hesitating, he is afraid to tell the truth. All his saying to Mr. Chiba and Mr. Okamoto before is about the animal, the imaginary version of the truth. Pi clearly knows, if he tells the truth, the two guys in front of him, the father waiting in the church, the pandit, the imam will be disappointed about Pi’s killing, anger and fear. Seriously, he will be banned in all three religions and Pi betrays them and he will never be the follower of any of them. Pi used to be a good prayer, he was kind to people, he loved animals and all living things.
Throughout his 227-day journey, Pi becomes a clear archetypal hero. Pi and his family live in an unfortunate time period, where economic downfall and the threat of martial law plagues the country of India. Pi’s father believes that the family should move to Canada because poor, long-term politics is bad for the business of their zoo. He also wants his sons to live a better life, and hold better chances at a successful future in a prosperous land. When Pi’s father announces the news during a family dinner, Pi is found
The children all hid under a tree a little bit distant from where the soldiers were at. At the time of the escape, many of them had no shoes or anything to cover their feet. Eventually, this lead to development of blisters throughout their journey to Kakuma. It was very difficult for them to find food, they mainly ate things that they could find and if they got lucky they would eat an animal they either caught or they found weak or deceased. Many of them had died during this journey due to lack of water or exhaustion which caused them to stay behind and become easy prey for lions and other animals.