FC: The Pearl By John Steinbeck
1: Ashton Hubbard 6th Mrs. Crew 10-27-09
2: The Pearl takes place in Lapiz, Mexico , in the 1900's.
3: while the doctor had the luxary of having a nice house. | Kino and his family lived outside of Lapiz in brush houses,
4: Kino is the father of Coyotito , a baby, and husband of Juana . They are a Mexican family with no money .
5: The doctor is a fat greedy mexican who only cared about money.
6: Chapter 1 Kino, Juana, and Coyotito are a family . They are poor and are Indians. When Coyotito gets stung by a scorpion , Juana calls for a doctor . The only doctor is of a different race and wont help the poor Indians
7: Chapter 2 Kino searches for a pearl. He ends up finding the pearl of the world. All of a sudden Coyotito's swelling started to go down.
8: Chapter 3 The doctor finally decides to help the baby , but what the family doesnt know is he really just poisoned the baby. Kino wants to help his son but they keep getting attacked by all these people. All Juana wants to do is get rid of the pearl.
9: Chapter 4 They tried to sell the pearl but the pearl buyers said it was to big and worth nothing . Kino doesnt believe them so he decides to go to the capital.
10: Chapter 5 Juana tries to get rid of the pearl , but kino stopped her by abusing her . Kino got attacked once again but this time Kino killed the man.
11: Chapter 6 The family has to try to stay out of the trackers view. They hid in a cave for the longest time. Then one night, Kino decides to attack the trackers .Coyotito was shot and killed on accident by one of the trackers .
13: The theme of The Pearl is to teach a lesson that money cant always buy happiness . It also teaches that you should never be greedy .
14: John steinbeck has written a total of 27 books including 16 novels , 6 non-fiction, and 5 collections of short stories . He was born in Salinas, California on february 27 1902.