- reminds you of death/rebirth
- suggests that Pi is learning to deal with this enemy
- suggests Pi and Richard Parker are similar
The pencast that students created based on the task above is here.
I want you to think about the claim that the repetition of “Plan 6” may refer to a number that has, well, gotten a lot of attention (think Book of Revelations). I’m not sure what the author wants us to think: on the one hand, I doubt Martel would choose such a blatant reference; on the other, this novel has so many Biblical and religious allusions that it is difficult to see this as a coincidence.
What do you think?