Essays about: "Yann Martel"

Found 2 essays containing the words Yann Martel.

  1. 1. The Animal in the Mirror : Zoomorphism and Anthropomorphism in Life of Pi

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Miryam Bernadette Danielsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Life of Pi; anthropomorphism; zoomorphism; anthropophagy; cannibalism; ecocriticism; animal studies; human-animal dualism; Yann Martel; cartesian dualism; animal philosophy;

    Abstract : This essay explores the application of zoomorphism and anthropomorphism in Yann Martel’s novel Life of Pi. The novel, rather than being a mere shipwreck-narrative or a miraculous tale with religious overtones, is also a story about the complicated and perhaps inevitably divided relationship between humans and animals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dualities in the Mind of Pi Molitor Patel A Philosophical Approach to Truth in "Life of Pi"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Gustav Sandgren; [2013-03-19]
    Keywords : Life of Pi; humans and animali; truth; empiricism; choice; survival; catastrophe; hope; belief; dualities; objective or subjective reality;

    Abstract : The aim of the essay is to analyze what happens to the protagonist Pi in Martel Yann‟s novel Life of Pi. The essay will focus on how he devolves as a sophisticated human being, how the extreme situation he is in triggers a duality in his mind and why he in the end has two versions of his story. READ MORE