Life of Pi (unit #2)
(THIS IS THE SECOND OF THREE UNITS ON YANN MARTEL'S LIFE OF PI - PLEASE SEE THE LINK BELOW FOR THE COMBINED UNIT)
INCLUDED IN THIS UNIT ARE THE FOLLOWING:
1. A multiple-choice quiz with ten questions and answers.
2. There are also three discussion questions.
I teach the Life of Pi as a TEXTURE TEXT or a CONTEXT TEXT usually alongside THE REPUBLIC. It is an excellent novel to use when studying philosophical concepts including, but not limited to, the following: choice, ethics, sacrifice, duty, and freedom.
Please see my unit that combines all three Life of Pi units:
LIFE OF PI: THREE UNITS COMBINED - ENTIRE NOVEL STUDY
ALL OF THE PROCEEDS FOR THIS UNIT WILL BE SENT TO THE STOP WILDLIFE CRIME FUND (WORLD WILDLIFE FUND).
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Life of Pi is a wonderful novel.
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Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel published in 2001. The protagonist, Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel, a Tamil boy from Pondicherry, explores issues of spirituality and practicality from an early age. He survives 227 days after a shipwreck while stranded on a boat in the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker.
The novel, which has sold more than ten million copies worldwide, was rejected by at least five London publishing houses before being accepted by Knopf Canada, which published it in September 2001. The UK edition won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction the following year. It was also chosen for CBC Radio's Canada Reads 2003, where it was championed by author Nancy Lee. The French translation, L'histoire de Pi, was chosen in the French version of the contest, Le combat des livres, where it was championed by Louise Forestier. The novel won the 2003 Boeke Prize, a South African novel award. In 2004, it won the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in Best Adult Fiction for years 2001–2003. In 2012 it was adapted into a theatrical feature film directed by Ang Lee with a screenplay by David Magee.
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