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Survival always trumps morality based on the life of pi by yann martel in the book, life of pi by yann martel, the main protagonist pi changes as he goes through a tremendous journey on which he is forced to improvise, and take drastic measures that would seem unusual to an ordinary person.
342 jocelyn lok-yee lee et al: the role of religion and morality: survival in yann martel's life of pi be to pi most realized by regaining a consciousness that. Life of pi by yann martel is one of those books whose celebrity status reached me way before the book ever did life of pi - yann martel as pi patel tells his tale the men sent to investigate find his story of survival hard to believe so pi patel tells them a second story. Famously adrift reviewed by margaret gunning yann martel recently captured the coveted man booker prize for his zoo parable life of pi, but even prior to that great victory his strange little book was generating a lot of buzz. The life of pi by yann martel (life of pi, 107) without his imagination, yann martel suggests, it is unlikely that pi would have survived his ordeal at martel would suggest that pi's survival and the protection of his humanity and decency is particularly dependent upon his.