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S: The Pearl

FC: The Pearl by John Steinbeck

1: H. Pardue Mrs. Crew 2nd Period November 1, 2010

3: John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California, in 1902. He grew up on a farm about25 miles away from the Pacific Coast. His first novel was Cup of Gold (1929). After that one he has made many more. He was married and divorced many times. John died in 1968, After winning a Nobel PRize in 1962.

4: Setting: Took place in the 18th century, in a town called La Paz, Mexico | The Doctors house.

5: Kino's House

6: Kino: Father of Coyotito and husband of Juana. He was young and strong with long black hair. Kino also had a long mustache. | Juana: Mother of Coyotito and wife of Kino. she has dark skin, and long black hair. her eye are dark as the night sky.

7: The doctor was high class and rich. He was racist towards Kino's kind. | Coyotito was a small baby, probably under a year old. In the story he got stung by a scorpion. He also got shot.

8: The story starts out with Kino waking up. After kino wakes up Coyotito gets stung by a scorpion and they take him to the doctor. the doctor will not help Kino's kind. | Chapter 1

9: Chapter 2 | In chapter 2 he is mad that the doctor won't treat Coyotito. so he goes out and looks for a pearl while they are out in the ocean Juana gets sea weed and puts it on Coyotito to make the swelling go down. Kino finds a big pearl and realized that the swelling had gone down.

10: Chapter 3 | The doctor finds out that they found the pearl of the world, so he comes to try to treat Coyotito. The pearl has made Kino's personality change and no one likes it.

11: Chapter 4 | In chapter four Kino tries to sell the pearl to get rich, but the pearl buyers try to cheat him. When they tries Kino didn't sell it to them.

12: Chapter 5 | Juana woke up in the middle of the night to get the pear and throw it away. Kino heard her and chased after her to save the pearl. when he got the pearl he beat Juana. On his way back to the hut, he got attacked, and he killed a man. Kino realized that they had to run away.

13: Chapter 6 | In chapter six they were rinning away. They stopped to take a breath, and trackers were chasing them. They decided to run from them by going to the mountain. When Kino caught them sleeping he killed them. Coyotito got shot during the process. when they got back Kino threw the pearl in the sea.

14: Moral | The moral of the story is money doesn't buy happiness. I think Kino realized that at the end of the story when he threw the pearl in the ocean.

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