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    the song of the family. Eating away at one's ears, the song rips people off their sanity and gives them hope for tranquility. Sadly there is no justice for Kino and his family. The glistening pearl is said to be "as perfect as the moon", (Steinbeck page 19) but only brings justice…

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    During World War II men were expected to bring in all the finances to ensure that all family living expenses were taking care of. If the family was not wealthy they were looked down upon as less fortunate. John Steinbeck develops the character of Kino in The Pearl through the themes of good vs. evil, knowledge and ignorance and individual vs. society. However, Kino an Indian pearl diver who is less fortunate cannot afford a doctor for his son Coyotito who was stung by a scorpion. Families who…

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    John Steinbeck once wrote, “ There are only black and white things, and good and evil things, and no in between.” Though he says it is good and evil, sometimes it's hard to differentiate between the two. In The Pearl by John Steinbeck, there is a town, where a poor fisherman named Kino lives with his wife, Juana, and son, Coyotito. One day Kino finds an amazing pearl, that he believes is a blessing from God and will make his life better. But it soon becomes clear that the pearl has unleashed…

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    In his novel Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck illustrates the lonesomeness of workers on farms. His subtlety portrays the effects loneliness has on a man. The need for companionship is deep seeded in the human soul. People are meant to be with other people, not alone. The absence of some of the character names such as the Boss and Curley’s wife makes the characters seem lonely or isolated. The Boss seems to be an impatient man, but he does not shy away from conversation. Candy, a character in…

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    experiencing individual. In John steinbeck's parable The pearl, Kino the main character and his wife find themselves in trouble when their infant Coyotito becomes dangerously ill upon an encounter with a scorpion sting. Given the setting of Mexico in the early 1900s Kino and his race suffer from racial discrimination. They find a great pearl that they hope will fund Coyotito's treatment but instead it sends them on a life unraveling journey. Throughout the parable John steinbeck’s, The Pearl a…

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    The story that we read is “Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck. The story is about migrant workers who are friends, their names are George and Lennie. Lennie is big and strong, but also caring and gentle which makes readers sympathize for him. Lenny is caring. He cares for the people he meets and the animals as well. When George and Lennie are by the river, Lennie finds a dead mouse and wants to pet it. In the text, Lennie says “I could pet it with my thumb while we walked along.” (Page 6.)…

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    “The Chrysanthemums” is a story written by John Steinbeck which revolves around the main character Elisa Allen and reveals the relationship between Elisa and her husband, Henry. The writer explains that by communicating with other people, we can grow in the society. The main conflict in the story is that Elisa is not allowed to live a public life as compared to her husband. She is supposed to live a homebound life. This conflict implies that Elisa is expected to remain at home and subordinate to…

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    of the world,perfect as the moon”(steinbeck 10). To be precise, In the novella The Pearl by steinbeck, Kino is a very poor man that does not have money. Juana his wife and coyotito his son all live in a brush house in La Paz on the Gulf of Mexico.Kino decides to go pearl diving to find a pearl to help coyotito because he got stung by a scorpion. Therefore,When kino finds the pearl of the world it brings him great fortune and also great evil to his family. Steinbeck uses the theme of stick with…

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    unthinkable matters? In the novel, The Pearl by John Steinback, Kino, his family, and the people around him have changed drastically due to the possession of the pearl. Unfortunately yes, money can change a person’s personally, their way of life, and it can drive people to do unthinkable things. For example, Steinbeck writes, “ He struck her in the face with his clenched fist and she fell among the boulders, and he kicked her in the side.” (Steinbeck, 59.) As Kino seeks to gain money through…

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    “The Chrysanthemums” is a story written by John Steinbeck which revolves around the main character Elisa Allen and reveals the relationship between Elisa and her husband, Henry. The writer explains that by communicating with other people, we can grow in the society. The main conflict in the story is that Elisa is not allowed to live a public life as compared to her husband. She is supposed to live a homebound life. This conflict implies that Elisa is expected to remain at home and subordinate to…

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