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S: The Pearl byJohn Stienbeck

FC: The Pearl by John Steinbeck

1: Project by Ethan Jaspers Mrs. Crew 3rd period

3: John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California, in 1902. He went to Standford university were he enrolled in literary and writing classes until the mid 1920's without taking a degree. In his later years he spent his life in New York and Sag Harbor with his third wife. he died in the late 1960's having won a noble peace prize during the early 1960's

5: The Setting the story takes place in the and near the city of La Paz, Mexico. during the time of the novel La Paz like many cities was full of poor people and rich people. La Paz is on the Gulf of Mexico.

6: Father of Coyotito and husband of Juana

7: Kino Kino's personality grows and changes over the course of the story. Kino goes from a loving husband and father, but over the course of the story he became more and more animal because of the pearl.

8: Juana wife of Kino and the loving mother of Coyotito

9: Juana Juana is the loving wife of Kino, and she dose what ever Kino tells her to do.

10: Coyotito son of Juana and Kino, and the one who was killed by the trackers

11: Coyotito Coyotito is and was the son of Kino and Juana, but he died because of his father's dreams for Coyotito.

12: The doctor is the greediest person in the town.

13: the Doctor The Doctor is a self centered man who only cares about money and not any thing else as is the case with kino's people.

14: Chapter 1 summary In this chapter the reader is introduced to the main characters. Coyotito is stung by a scorpion, and the doctor refuses to treat coyotito because of his race. The reader finds out that Kino and his people are very superstitious. Kino lives in the poor part of the city, and the doctor lives in the rich part. this is the gist of what happened in chapter 1.

15: Chapter 2 summary in chapter 2 Kino and Juana go fishing for oysters, and Juana praises for a great pearl. Kino finds a pearl the size of a seagulls' egg. this the major thing that happened in chapter 2.

16: Chapter 3 summary in chapter 3 the people of the grass hut village and the city find out about Kino's pearl. the doctor and the priest both visit Kino during the night and all they want is the pearl. This is the basic overview of the chapter.

17: Chapter 4 summary in chapter 4 Kino goes and gets his pearl looked at by the pearl buyers. The pearl buyers low balled Kino into lower prices, and Kino left in an angry mood. Later that night Kino is attacked by someone who was unknown. This is what happened during this chapter.

18: Chapter 5 summary in chapter 5 Juana tries to throw the pearl into the gulf, but she is attacked by Kino. Kino is attacked again by someone on the way back to his hut, but someone set fire to his hut. these are some of the major plot points in this chapter.

19: Chapter 6 summary in chapter 6 Kino and Juana along with Coyotito left the Village and were trying to travel to the capital to try to sell his pearl there. Kino and his family were being tracked by trackers and during the night Kino attacked the trackers but not before coyotito was shoot and killed. Kino and Juana went back to their home and though the pearl back into the Gulf of Mexico. This the gist of what happened in chapter 6.

21: Moral of The Pearl the Moral of The pearl is be careful what you wish for because you might lose what you already have. During the course of the story Kino and Juana lose everything they had.

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