Literature has the power to transport you to different times, places and worlds. But when was the last time you explored ‘the world of literature’, so to say? 1,689 more words
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One could argue that Yann Martel’s Life of Pi has a choose-your-own ending.
Did Pi really travel across the ocean, learning to peacefully coexist with a ravenous man-eating tiger along the way, a clever allegory that opposites don’t necessarily have to cancel one each other out and people can learn to live their lives without destroying each other? 172 more words
Everyone surely knows the basics of the story by now, but I’ll recap: a cargo ship sinks, and all that remains is one lifeboat in the Pacific, inhabited by a hyena, zebra, orangutan, a 450-pound Bengal tiger and sixteen-year-old boy named Pi. 288 more words
The amber bottle sits on your kitchen counter like a poisoned chalice. You twist open the top and pour,hands shaking, the dark liquid onto the concave silver utensil. 1,065 more words