Bengal tiger and cub. I first notice the vivid patterns & colours. Then Iv a tendency to use the process of comparison to help my understanding. Compare petting the crown of house cat in my palm with the dinner plate crown of this monster
The Bengal Tiger, Richard Parker, represents the evil, savage side of Pi. This has a big impact on Pi's life because without the tiger symbolizing Pi's dark side, Pi's character wouldn't have been as truthful.