Life Of Pi Critical Analysis

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The most significant discoveries are those that provoke individuals to reconsider the ways which they view themselves and the world around them. This idea is epitomised in the film ‘Life of Pi’ by Ang Lee and the novel ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ which both strategically use their characters experiences with discovery to invite the audience to gain a deeper and more profound understanding of how intellectual and spiritual discovery shapes an individual.

The discovery of the relativity of truth allows for recognition of the fact that the truth is anything but absolute. This observation is an intellectual one which helps clarify the complexity that surrounds us daily. In the metafictive dialogue ‘Life of Pi’ which the author declares he prefers the
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This discovery on the nature of truth is not only mirroring the one in Life of Pi but is an important one to get a better understanding of everything around. “I’m sorry there is so much pain in this story. I’m sorry it’s fragments, like a body caught in crossfire or pulled apart but force” the way Atwood is writing this novel is an extended metaphor of Offred’s emotional state and it reflects how little power she has in this society that she gets fragments of information that of that which only reveals she is aware of her limited view of her world caused by the oppression against women under totalitarian regime making the truth clearer. She constantly restates the flaws which create a juxtaposition in her words. “This isn 't a story I 'm telling," , "It 's also a story I 'm telling, in my head, as I go along”. The use of anaphora by Atwood has the effect of engaging the audience as the word story makes the audience question how much of it really is that meanwhile paired with also an oxymoron only depends that effect but the truth within her words makes the audience trust that she is revealing to the best offer knowledge. In both these lines we can see Offered making discoveries about herself by questioning the nature of truth which expands her intellect about herself and the society in which she had to live
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