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How to Cite This SparkNote

How to Cite This SparkNote

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MLA

SparkNotes Editors. “SparkNote on Life of Pi.” SparkNotes.com. SparkNotes LLC. 2006. Web. 22 Oct. 2017.

The Chicago Manual of Style

SparkNotes Editors. “SparkNote on Life of Pi.” SparkNotes LLC. 2006. http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/lifeofpi/ (accessed October 22, 2017).

APA

SparkNotes Editors. (2006). SparkNote on Life of Pi. Retrieved October 22, 2017, from http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/lifeofpi/

In Text Citation

MLA

“Their conversation is awkward, especially when she mentions Wickham, a subject Darcy clearly wishes to avoid” (SparkNotes Editors).

APA

“Their conversation is awkward, especially when she mentions Wickham, a subject Darcy clearly wishes to avoid” (SparkNotes Editors, 2006).

Footnote

The Chicago Manual of Style

Chicago requires the use of footnotes, rather than parenthetical citations, in conjunction with a list of works cited when dealing with literature.

1 SparkNotes Editors. “SparkNote on Life of Pi.” SparkNotes LLC. 2006. http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/lifeofpi/ (accessed October 22, 2017).


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Overview: The Question

by MitziDadford, May 29, 2013

Pi, who is named for an irrational idea that is used to pose and solve scientific whims, presents two parallel stories--he describes as one's perception of the world--to explain his survival on the Pacific for a remarkable 227 days. This is itself a momentous reflection of one's theological beliefs. This novel promises to make one believe in God, and it does. The animal story, with its far-fetched aspects, is much more difficult for the investigators to believe than the human story, as Pi says clearly annoyed, they want a story they already ... Read more

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Essay Topics

by jas777g, June 04, 2013

Truth vs. Fact
Will to survive
Religion
Anthropomorphism
Zoology

Not a fable

by 58655hey, August 25, 2013

Actually the author (Yann Martel) said it's a true story... Not a fable.

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