1.From what you learned about Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in the previous drag and drop activity, sequentially list the stages from physiological needs to self-actualization needs and give examples from the text of when Pi is in each stage. Explain how Pi lets go of certain needs to focus on others.
Select one major symbol from the novel and interpret it. Reference it directly from and use a minimum of four quotes to support your interpretation.
Pi follows many different religions in this novel. Explain which religions he follows and what that motivate him to do so. What is Martel saying about religion in the novel? Use at least two quotes from the text to support your answer.
In Jennie Renton’s interview with Yann Martel, she asks the author, Would you say that religion and fiction work in the same way?” Explain Martel’s answer. As a Roman Catholic, discuss Martel’s statements:
Support your answers with at least two quotes from the novel and one Bible reference.