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Can someone help me with this SOP? alright so is this good...

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  1. anonymous
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    Life of Pi: A Supportive Opinion How do Pi Patel and Ed Bloom use their belief in the other story to survive? Having a strong belief in something can often alter your life and allow you to survive depression from tragic events. This is seen in Life of Pi with Pi Patel and The Big Fish with Ed Bloom. The two of them use their belief in the other story to cope with the tragic event that happens to them, to save them from absolute despair and to keep them strong and optimistic. In Life of Pi, Pi lost his whole family in the shipwreck and he is forced to live with sorrow and depression on a lifeboat. He seems to have created the ‘other story’ as a way to cope with this extreme tragedy. Similarly, Edward uses his strong belief in the ‘other story’ to survive from the fact that he’s growing too fast. He also claims that his stories are living past him and to ensure his survival he builds a strong belief in the ‘other story.’ Storytelling has the power to rescue anyone from the depths of despair and that is what we can observe of both characters. In The Big Fish, storytelling allowed Edward Bloom to move on with his life and to overcome his fears but only exaggerated it. For example the conjoined twins were only twins in reality and Karl was only tall but not a giant. We can compare this to the Life of Pi because Pi’s belief in the animal story only hid the cannibalism that was involved on the lifeboat. When Pi found that he had a chance of dying, it triggered his inner beast and that event occurred when Richard Parker assaulted the hyena. The animalistic story created a gentler vision of the truth and thus more enjoyable and less vicious in terms of human savagery. Their belief in the ‘other story’ allowed the victims to stay strong and optimistic. The ‘other story’ made their lives more colourful and provided them strength and hope. It is evident that Pi and Ed both were fearless of the dangers around them. In Life of Pi, Pi Patel kept himself busy around the lifeboat conducting all sort of maintenance checks unaware of the dangers of sea life and the fact he might run short of food supplies. Likewise, Ed Bloom used this belief in the ‘other story’ to overcome his fear for example, his adventure in the forest in Spectre and the ruthless encounter with Karl. His optimism grew as he maintained his belief in the ‘other story’ allowing him to achieving many miracles with a speck of exaggeration and imagination. Ultimately, the belief in the ‘other story’ enhanced the two characters’ ability to survive and allowed them to cope with their tragic fate, save them from despair and keep them strong.

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    what is the main point of the essay/paper again?

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    ?

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    hello?

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    Ultimately, the belief in the ‘other story’ enhanced the two characters’ ability to survive and allowed them to cope with their tragic fate, save them from despair and keep them strong. its not talking about the main point so half you paper here i think is not going well

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    i would think

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    Having a strong belief in something can often alter your life and allow you to survive depression from tragic events. incorrect use "can" change to may - have capability to

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    check with this for the format of the SOP http://www.ehow.com/how_6387574_write-supported-opinion-essay.html

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