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    When most people wake up they hope something good will fall upon them, but most don’t think of the burden that might lurk behind the blessing. This statement could be used as the moral for John Steinbeck’s book The Pearl. The Pearl is a story of a fisherman named Kino whom found a pearl beyond price and doesn’t at the moment understand the dangers that might result from it. As mentioned earlier I believe John Steinbeck paints a very noticeable moral. Kino is a family man that wants nothing but happiness for his family. You can infer this early in chapter 1 by recognizing the great length Kino goes through to cure his son from a scorpion bite. Kino and Juana (Kino’s wife) take their son coyotito to a doctor but swiftly gets refused because…

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    After the death of Coyotito, Juana and Kino both wanted their life back, so they started from the bottom. They had another baby, Perlo, they but never got married. The Pearl was a distant memory of Kino and his family at this point. Once in a blue moon, the music of death comes back to haunt Kino and Juana. Years of frustration of the death of his firstborn son and his horrible memories of the pearl. The doctor of the town is an evil shark terrorizing the town, he wants the Pearl of the World!…

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    The Pearl

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    book The Pearl, which was written by my favorite author John Steinbeck, had enthralled me. The story is about the main character Kino, an Indian pearl diver lives with his wife Juana, and his son Coyotito. One day, his son gets stung by the scorpion and needs treatment; meanwhile Kino finds a pearl, which is the savior to his family. Unfortunately, the pearl not only does not help him, but causes lots of tragedies. Kino realizes the pearl is evil and throw it back into the ocean. The…

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    The Pearl

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    In the story, The Pearl and in today’s society there are a lot of things that people have gained and lost. In the book and in today’s society, there are ways that people can hurt one another. I think that was bad how Kino and Juana were treated by the doctor. I also think that it is bad how we are treating people that aren’t the way we are, or that look different from each other. The theme of The Pearl is how money changes who you are. I think that is the theme because of how Kino and Juana…

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    The Pearl Essay

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    The Pearl The Pearl is very unpredictable story it changes around to drama to action and things in this story that want you to keep reading . The Pearl was written by John Steinbeck, a famous american author who wrote The Pearl. The pearl is a novel who talks about a man named Kino who cared and protected his family until he found a pearl and cares about it more and starts to lose his family . What is important to life for kino changes over the courses in the story.As he coaches with internal…

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    The Pearl Symbolism

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    William Vargas Who knew a pearl could cause so much trouble? The Pearl was written by John Steinbeck. The main characters are Kino, Juana, and Coyotito. The Pearl takes place in La Paz, Mexico about the family life of Kino, his wife Juana, and their son Coyotito. A scorpion crawls onto Coyotito’s shoulder and Stings him. Kino searches desperately to find a Pearl on his canoe. Later on in the story Kino’s family get in a lot trouble with the village people because they want that Pearl. The…

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    Power Of The Pearl

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    The Power of The Pearl husband, and protagonist of this story is slowly corrupted by the powerful force that is, the pearl. All the while Kino's wife Juana wants the same thing throughout the entire story, the happiness, safety, and love of her family. She, however, does not let the pearl get the best of her, she is not driven by greed unlike Kino, who let's it, in a way, control him. Kino's love for the pearl drove him into a state of madness. It caused him to do and say things he normally…

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    The Pearl Greed

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    The primary theme in "The Pearl" is how greed can destroy one's life with ease. At the beginning of the story, Kino is introduced as a gentle and kind family man. Kino works as a pearl diver to provide for his wife, Juana, and son, Coyitito. Despite not having much money, Kino is happy with his traditional life. However, when Coyitito is suddenly stung by a scorpion and is in critical condition, his life becomes much more complicated. Kino discovers the great pearl. At first, the pearl…

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    The Pearl Greed

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    The Pearl Can wealth be more important than your family? John Steinbeck, the famous american author, wrote the novella, The Pearl. Kino and his family find the pearl of the world, but the pearl gives him greed and anger. They resolve that by throwing the pearl back into the sea. Throughout the novel Kino changes what is important in life as he copes with resolving his internal conflicts. In the beginning of the book, the things that are important to Kino are his family and his boat. A boat is…

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    The Pearl Decisions

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    In the story The Pearl by John Steinbeck, follows two characters Kino and Juana, a poor Native American couple that lives along the coast of the Baja Peninsula. Throughout the story the two have to face many face difficult decisions that deeply affect the outcome of the story. These decisions are made with good intentions, although sometimes led to abominable outcomes. Both Kino and Juana’s decisions are thematically motivated by their ideals. Kino’s fateful…

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