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Taylor's Pearl

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S: The Pearl by John Steinbeck

BC: Moral | Never get to greedy. be happy with what you are given.

FC: The Pearl by John Steinbeck

1: Project by: Taylor Warner Mrs. Crew pd. 6 2nd Six Weeks

2: Author of Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men

3: John Steinbeck was born in 1902. He wrote a total of 27 books in his life time. Steinbeck died in 1968, and he was about 66 years old

4: Kino lived in a very poor village right outside of the city named La Paz, Mexico.

5: Unlike Kino the doctor live din a nice house in the city La Paz, Mexico. he had bougainvillea outside his home.

6: Mother of Coyotito. | Husband of Juana

7: Juana and Kino's child | People who attempted to buy Kino's pearl

8: CHAPTER 1 Juana and Kino's baby, Coyotito, was stung by a scorpion. Juana made the family go into town and see the doctor, because she knew he would not go to her. When they got to the Doctor's house, the Doctor told his servant to tell them to go away because he did not treat animals. He also did not treat them because they had no money.

9: CHAPTER 2 Juana and Kino see that Coyotito's swelling has gotten worse. Kino and Juana decide to go out in their canoe and find a pearl. They knew that finding a pearl was difficult. Finally, after a while Kino found an oyster with what he thought was his imagination of a pearl in it. Kino eventually opened the oyster, and he saw the most magnificent pearl he has ever seen.

10: CHAPTER 3 The word of Kino's pearl has spread throughout his village. When word got to the Doctor, the doctor went to Kino's hut to see the baby. The doctor lied about the child's sting. He gave Coyotito a medicine that would make the baby sick. Juana started thinking that the pearl was evil. Kino did not believe her.

11: CHAPTER 4 The people in the town are beginning to think that the pearl will destroy the family. Kino decided to go to the Pearl Buyers. The first Pearl buyer told Kino that it was fool's gold.he offered him 1000 pesos. Kino refused to believe him. The next two pearl buyers said the same. Kino got enraged and stormed out. Later that night Kino Got attacked by someone, and Kino got cut in the face.

12: CHAPTER 5 Kino woke up when Juana tried to throw the pearl out. Kino beat her and walked back to the hut. While he was walking back to the house he dropped the pearl. He saw a man by his hut. Kino thought that the man stole the pearl, and Kino killed him. Kino and Juana stayed at his brother's house until they were able to leave.

13: CHAPTER 6 Kino and his family left to get away. While they traveled they saw trackers following them. They had to loose the trackers. Juana, Kino, and Coyotito went up a cave. When two trackers fell asleep, and one was awake kino went down to kill them. When he got down Coyotito started to cry, and one of the trackers killed him because he thought he was a coyote. Then Kino killed all the trackers. Kino and the Juana went back to the town. When they got there he threw the pearl back in the water.

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  • Mrs. Crew's 6th hour class
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