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contrast
used in Life of Pi

4 uses
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Definition
a difference — especially a notable difference; or the side-x-side arrangement of things that draws attention to an unmissable difference
  • The weird contrast between the bright, striped, living orange of his coat and the inert white of the boat's hull was incredibly compelling.
    53-56 — Chapters 53-56 (87% in)
contrast = notable difference
  • The dialogue zips along, crackling with tension. The descriptions burst with colour, contrast and telling detail.
    Author's Note (32% in)
  • contrast = difference
  • The contrast between its purple bracts and the red flowers of the tree was very pretty.
    25-28 — Chapters 25-28 (90% in)
  • contrast = notable difference
  • Worse, there was the contrast between the frantic activity of the poor sailor and the gentle repose of his leg at the bottom of the boat.
    97-100 — Chapters 97-100 (45% in)
contrast = notable difference
There are no more uses of "contrast" in Life of Pi.

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