• John Steinbeck The Pearl
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    The Pearl John Steinbeck Kino, is a poor Indian fisherman who lives on the Gulf of California with his wife Juana and baby son Coyotito. They are very poor but happy family. When he finds the "pearl of the world" he believes that wonderful things will come from selling it. As he tries to sell the pearl he realizes that the local businessmen will cheat him and decides to travel to sell it. When it is realized that Kino has murdered the man who tried to steal his prize possession the family is fo...
  • Creative Writing The Pearl Continuation
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    Creative Writing: The Pearl - Continuation As Kino and Juana walked hand in hand back to their brush house the song of evil hung over them like a shadow. For they could not understand why their pearl, this beautiful wonderful pearl that was supposed to bring them so much happiness wasn't worth nearly as much as they had expected. When they arrived at the brush house Kino sat in a corner while Juana placed Coyotito down in his crib for a nap. Kino again raised his pearl out in front of him. On it...
  • Compare And Contrast On The Pearl
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    Compare and Contrast Essay According to The Pearl, the Indians and the Caucasians had the same plans of their own if they owned the pearl. The pearl meant wealth for the Indians. To the whites the pearl meant more power and wealth. Unlike the Caucasian, the Indians had many reasons for desiring the great pearl. In The Pearl it talks about Kino's dreams and plans. For example, he finds the pearl and the first thing that come to mind are the things he can give his family, seeing Jana in a shawl a...
  • The Pearl Kino Family Juana
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    Kino's lack of material items did not keep him from happiness. That is until he thought it was possible to acquire a greater amount of wealth and increase his happiness through the pearl. In turn, this resulted in the downfall of Kino and his family. Kino's life before the pearl brought him satisfaction and contentment. He was a loving husband and father. "Juana is driven, although instinctively as a woman to heal the family, nevertheless in reality to act for the man to protect the family." (K...
  • The Pearl Kino Sell Story
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    The Pearl The Pearl starts off with a poor family that runs into a problem. The problem is that their son Coyotito got bit by a snake and they need money so that the doctor will treat him. Kino, the father, went out to find a pearl so that they would have enough money to get Coyotito to the doctor. The pivoting point in the story is when Kino finds the pearl of all pearls, the pearl he finds is huge. The whole town finds out about Kino's findings, he starts to since an evil feeling coming from ...
  • The Pearl Kino Juana Coyotito
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    The Pearl By John Steinbeck The setting of the story was primarily in an impoverished Mexican-Indian community in La Paz, roughly around the 1900 s. Kino is a prime example of a developing character. From beginning to the end, he develops drastically. At the beginning, he was thought out to be a good loyal husband, but as time went on, he became a selfish, greedy individual who would do anything for money. Juana was Kino's young wife. She was respectful, and very tolerant towards Kino. Coyotito...
  • The Pearl Kino Coyotito Night
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    The Pearl begins with a new day beginning and the evil of night passing. Kino wakes up and Juana, who is Kino's wife, begins making corn tortillas. Then as the song of the family gets strong inside Kino's head he sees a scorpion coming down a rope toward Coyotito's sleeping box. Kino lunges toward the scorpion but it is too late and it stings Coyotito who is only an infant. This is where the story rapidly develops. They go to the doctor so he can treat the child, but the doctor is racist and als...
  • Day Kino Pearl Juana Coyotito
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    Subject: It's a story about good luck and bad luck in a poor fisherman's life. The setting of the story is located in the southernmost part of California, in Mexico, near the town La Paz. It is the story of a fisherman who found a pearl beyond price, the Pearl of the World. With the pearl, he hoped to buy peace and happiness for himself, his wife and their little son. Instead he found that peace and happiness are not to be purchased. They are, themselves, pearls beyond price. The most important...
  • The Pearl Juana And Kino
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    The Pearl, which takes place in La Paz, Mexico, begins with a description of the seemingly idyllic family life of Kino, his wife Juana and their infant son, Coyotito. Kino watches as Coyotito sleeps, but sees a scorpion crawl down the rope that holds the hanging box where Coyotito lies. Kino attempts to catch the scorpion, but Coyotito bumps the rope and the scorpion falls on him. Although Kino kills the scorpion, it still stings Coyotito. Juana and Kino, accompanied by their neighbors, go to se...
  • The Pearl Luxurious Life
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    The Pearl by John Steinbeck In The Pearl by John Steinbeck, Kino, the main character, did not succeed in his dreams of a luxurious life. There where many reasons why Kino did not succeed. One may believe that it was a combination of fate, the pearl buyers, and his own greed. Fate was a major aspect to why Kino did not succeed in his dreams of having a luxurious life. When Kino discovered the Pearl he thought that it would take him out of poverty and into a life of happiness. "But the pearls were...
  • Another The Pearl Destroyed Kino
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    The Curse of the Oyster In The Pearl, by John Steinbeck, evil transforms certain humble citizens into envious savages. Evil was exhibited by the doctor who refused to treat Coyotitobecause his parents had no money. When the doctor heard of Kino and Juana's fortune in finding 'the pearl of the world' (722), he boasted that they were patients of his while thinking of a better life for himself in Paris. Coyotito was healed when the doctor finally came to their straw hut. He deceived Kino by giving ...
  • The Pearl Second To Late
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    The Pearl In the novel, The Pearl, by John Steinbeck, we meet Kino, his wife, Juana and their baby, Coyotito. Kino's family lives in a grass hut in the poor, fishing village of La Paz, Mexico in the 1920's. Their lives are disrupted when a vicious scorpion bites Coyotito. The only way that they can get help were they live is to have enough money to pay the local doctor. Kino goes pearl diving and discovers a pearl that is worth "millions." It appears that Kino has gone from having nothing to bei...
  • Song Of The Family Kino Pearl Juana
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    Thesis Statement: Kino's lack of material items did not keep him from happiness until he thought it was possible to acquire a greater amount of wealth and increase his happiness through the pearl. In turn, this resulted in the downfall of Kino and his family. I. Kino's life before the pearl brought him satisfaction and contentment A. Family 1." Juana is driven, although instinctively as a woman to heal the family, nevertheless in reality to act for the man to protect the family." (Karsten 6) a. ...
  • The Pearl Kino Juana Doctor
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    Kino, a young pearl diver in La Paz, enjoys his simple life until the day his son, Coyotito, is stung by a scorpion. The wealthy town doctor will not treat the baby because Kino cannot pay the doctor's fee, so Kino and his wife, Juana, are left only to hope their child is saved. That day Kino goes diving, and finds a great pearl, the Pearl of the World, and knows he is suddenly a wealthy man. The word travels quickly about the pearl and many in the town begin to plot ways to steal it. While the ...
  • Steal The Pearl Kino Juana Bad
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    John Steinbeck's The Pearl tells the story of Kino, a poor pearl diver who lives in Mexico with his wife, Juana and his baby boy, Coyotito. One day Kino finds a huge pearl worth a great deal of money. Kino dreams of being rich and buying all that he wants after he sells the pearl. The one thing that Kino doesn't realize is that there are many people who will do anything to steal the pearl from him. No one ever suspects the pearl's power to deceive, corrupt, and destroy. Hence, The Pearl depicts ...
  • Finds Out About The Pearl Kino Juana Coyotito
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    In "The Pearl," by John Steinbach, Kino, the poor fisherman, finds a magnificent pearl that changes his life and that of his family. Throughout the novel, the pearl has a wide variety of symbolism that changes progressively. This ever-changing pearl represents hope, healing, jealousy, Kino's manhood, and destruction and death. At the beginning of the novel, the pearl symbolizes hope. Kino, Juana, his wife, and their son, Coyotito, live in the outskirts of La Paz. They are in hopeless poverty, bu...
  • Character Analysis Of Kino From The Pearl
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    Kino, a character from the story 'The Pearl,' is a prime example of a developing character. From the start through to the end, he develops drastically. At the beginning, he was thought out to be a good loyal husband but as time went on he became a selfish, greedy person who would do anything for money. When the story began Kino seemed to be a good husband who wanted nothing more than to be able to support his family. After a scorpion had stungCoyotito, Kino prayed that he would find a pearl not...
  • The Pearl Summary Kino Juana Coyotito
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    The Pearl: Summary Kino, a poor Indian fisherman, lives on the Gulf of California with his wife Juana and son Coyotito. Their simple hut is made of brush, and the couple sleeps on mats thrown on the dirt floor, while Coyotito sleeps in a hanging box. Like others in their poor village, they depend on nature for survival. As The Pearl begins, dawn is breaking. Kino watches the sun rise and listens to the sounds of the morning. But within moments, a dangerous situation develops. A poisonous scorpi...
  • The Pearl Brush House
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    Kino, Juana, and their infant son, Coyotito, live in a modest brush house by the sea. One morning, calamity strikes when a scorpion bites Coyotito. Hoping to protect their son, Kino and Juana rush him to town, to the doctor's. When they arrive at the gate, the doctor turns them away because they are poor natives who can't pay him enough. Later that same morning, Kino and Juana take their family canoe, an heirloom, out to the estuary to go diving for pearls. Juana makes a poultice for Coyotito's ...
  • Sell The Pearl Kino Coyotito Juana
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    Because Kino finds the pearl in the aptly titled book The Pearl by John Steinbeck, three major occurrences result. Kino's entire life, which has been affected by the hardships of poverty, is suddenly, seemingly transformed when he discovers a monstrous pearl within the folds of a clam at the bottom of the ocean. Kino's finding leaves the townspeople deeply desiring his new treasure, leaves the doctor of the city wishing he had agreed to help Coyotito and his scorpion bite, and leaves Kino himsel...