The Importance Of Human Nature In John Steinbeck's The Pearl

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John Steinbeck life story and all the important thing he had done
“In every bit of honest writing in the world in the world, there is a base theme. Try to understand men, if you understand each other you will be kind to each other.” (Shillinglaw). John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. was born February 27 1902 to his death on December 20, 1968 and he had won the Nobel and the Pulitzer prize winning american novelist. His famous novelist are “Of Mice and Men” , ” The Grapes of wrath” , and “East of Eden.” He got married three times and had two sons he divorced his first two wives until his third wife came named Elaine Anderson Scott they remained married until John had past away. During his life he won so many rewards which are Pulitzer Prize for “The
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In The Pearl, Steinbeck tries to say that human nature tendency toward greed, deception and evil, which can cause something good and beautiful to become something bad and evil in both physical and mental ways. “Then to the lovely gray surface of the pearl came the little things Kino wanted: a harpoon to take the place of one lost a year ago, a new harpoon of iron with a ring in the end of the shaft; and – his mind could hardly make the leap – a rifle – but why not, since he was so rich. And Kino saw Kino in the pearl, Kino holding a Winchester carbine. It was the wildest daydreaming and very pleasant. His lips moved hesitantly over this – "A rifle," he said. "Perhaps a rifle .” (The Pearl). In The Pearl, the author, John Steinbeck, uses the pearl to express what human nature is. At the beginning of the novel, the pearl that Kino finds is described as large as being incandescent and as "perfect as the moon"; by the end of the novel, Kino looks at the pearl it is "ugly, gray, like a malignant growth." In general, mankind's are greedy, deceptive and evil. In the novel, Steinbeck tries to say that human nature tendency toward greed, deception and evil, which can cause something good and beautiful to become something bad and evil in both physical and mental ways. First of all, Steinbeck shows human beings are instinctively greedy. Steinbeck uses the scene to show humans are gluttonous is where the doctor comes to Kino's house and heals Coyotito after Kino has found a

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