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S: The Pearl

FC: The Pearl by John SteinBeck

1: The Pearl by John Steinbeck Michael Mims Mrs.Crew 2nd period November 1, 2010

2: John Steinbeck

3: John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California in 1902. John Steinbeck attended Stanford University. In the 1930s after leaving Stanford without a degree he wrote 3 major books. In the 1940s he Steinbeck became a filmmaker. He had 3 wives , and he won a Nobel Prize in 1962 from The Journals of the Grapes of Wrath in 1989. Six years later john Steinbeck Past away in 1968.

4: La Paz, Mexico was founded in 1548 by Spanish settlers. In 1800 La Paz emerged as the largest city in the Bolivia. In 1825 they gained their independence and that made even more people come to the area. In 1898 La Paz became the administrative capital of Bolivia and the seat of the government. in !921 the first oil company came to La Paz. | Kino's part of La Paz is the poor part of La Paz is, and where most of the Indian race lives.

5: The doctor's house was the wealthy side of the La Paz. It was were people who were able to get an education usually lived and had a job.

6: Kino | Kino was the husband of Juana and father of coyotito, and he was the finder of the pearl. He was very superstitious. He changed through out the story because of the pearl, and he was different towards his wife Juana. Kino became protective of the pearl and killed several men because of the pearl.

7: Juana | Juana was the wife of Kino and the mother Coyotito. Juana was very passive towards Kino and never tried to go against his will. You found her most often obeying to what he said.

8: Coyotito | Coyotito was the son of Kino and Juana. He was a very young baby, and he was stung by a scorpion early in the story.

9: Tracker | The tracker was sent to track down Kino and his family to kill them and take the pearl from them. They were dressed in black and had a rifle with them. They were killed by Kino and shot and killed Coyotito accidentally.

10: Chapter 1 | Chapter 1 was when kino first woke up and herd all the animals and the song of the family that were made up of the ocean and all the natural sounds. Coyotito was Stung by a scorpion and Juana sucked all the poison out. Then Kino and Juana took Coyotito to the doctor but he wouldn't treat them because was of the Indian race.

11: Chapter 2 | Chapter 2 Kino and Juana went looking for a pearl so they could give it to the doctor and he would treat Coyotito. Juana made a poultice for the sting. Juana prayed they they would find a pearl, and Kino found a Pearl and was scared to open it at first.

12: Chapter 3 | KIno and Juana came back to the city and everybody had herd about them finding the pearl and they were jealous. The 1st time Kino looked into the pearl he saw happiness and Coyotito dressed up in a little sailors outfit, and he also saw him and Juana getting married in the church. The doctor came to the hut because he found out they had found the pearl, and on the same night Kino was attacked in the night.

13: Chapter 4 | Kino and Juana went to town to sell his pearl to the pearl buyers. They pearls buyers tried to cheat Kino with very low prices. They wouldn't ofter more then 1,500 pesos. Kino just told the pearls buyers he would keep it and go to the El Capital.

14: Chapter 5 | Kino killed a man and then they had to stay with Juan Thomas who was Kino's brother. The morning after staying with Juan Thomas they left to get away. Juana saw life as normal before the pearl. Someone put a whole in his boat and burned his hut down. Now Kino is scared of the light because he is being chased by the trackers.

15: Chapter 6 | The trackers chased Kino and his family into the mountains and tried to kill them. They shot at a "coyote" and killed Coyotito and then after they shot Kino was already attacking him and killed all 3 of the trackers. Kino and Juana came back to La Paz and when they got back they threw the pearl back into the gulf.

16: Moral | Appreciate what you have and don't try to be something your not.

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  • Title: Mix Book for The Pearl Michael Mims
  • Project for Mrs. Crew's class
  • Tags: john steinbeck, the peal
  • Published: almost 6 years ago

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