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Life of Pi

Life of Pi

  

by Yann Martel

Life of Pi Part 2, Chapter 72 Summary

How It All Goes Down

  • Pi makes a shield from a hawksbill shell. He begins Stage 2 of the RP Training Program: stamping on the edge of the tarpaulin until RP smacks the turtle shell out of his hands.
  • Pi learns to read RP's signals.
  • Pi can now back down from RP and, if RP gets too close, Pi rocks the boat and blows on his whistle.
  • This is effective. The training program is working.

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