Life Of Pi Superego Analysis

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Life of Pi is a battle taking place in pi’s mind between his id, superego, and ego. Your id is the primal side of your mind “ I want to do that now.” Your superego is over corrective “You can’t do that now” Your ego is a compromise of the id and the superego. In life of Pi the id is represented by Richard Parker. Life of Pi represents how our id is hidden inside of us when we are in society but, when we need a primal side it comes out and keeps us alive. The superego masks the id because spontaneous gestures are frowned upon in society, once those boundaries are gone we have nothing to hold our id back.
Pi’s life is devastated by the shipwreck and losing his family, this loss simply breaks his mind. Pi is unable to accept the loss and to
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