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The Pearl (Copy)

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BC: By Cole Chelette

FC: The Pearl By John Steinbeck

1: Cole C. 2nd period october 27 2009

3: The setting of the pearl is in the bad part of a small town called la paz. this part of the town is made intirely of brush houses.

4: About the author John Steinbeck was barn

6: Kino is the main character in this book he is the father of coyotito and the husband to Juana. He found the pearl of the world and is now suffers from his loss because he wanted to give his son a good life

8: Juana is The fife of Kino and the mother of Coyotitio. she is a strong woman to come back to Kino after he beat her. She has a very optomistic additude about any and everything that Kino says.

10: Coyotito is the son of Kino and Juana. He gets stung by the scorpion and is the source of why they go out to look for the pearl and get into all of their misfortune. He later loses his life because of the pearl.

12: Juan Tomas Juan Tomas was KInos brother and is a good friend. He was there for kino when he went to sell the pearl and was there for him when he needed to be hidden.

14: Theme The theme of the pearl is you don't need to get caught up with what all that you could have and be thankful for what you do have. Kino would still have his son if he would not have been so greedy and caught up with everything that could have been.

16: Chapter one Summary In chapter one Coyotito Kino's son was stung by a scorpion. The sting was very serious because Coyotito's life was at stake. They decided to call the doctor this was almost unheard of because the doctor didn't come to the brush houses because of the hatred and racism towards Kinos people. They walked the the doctors house and the doctor didn't accept Coyotito's case.

17: Chapter two summary In chapter two Kino is furious because of the fact that the doctor would not accept Coyotito's case. In Kino's rage he goes out looking for a pearl. If he were to find a pearl he could pay for Coyotito's treatment. Kino finds a pearl but this pearl was not anythink what kino had expected this was the pearl of the world.

18: Chapter three summary In chapter three kino's word of Kino's pearl has already reached alomst every one in the town. Now every one who can is trying to get some of the money out of Kino's pearl.

19: Chapter four summary In chapter four Kino Is planning to sell his pearl and this moment would change his life forever. However Kino is cheated out of this dream by the pearl buyers. That dream is lost and so Kino plans to go to the capital to sell his pearl.

20: Chapter five summary In chapter five Juana tries to throw the pearl back into the ocean because it is bringing nothing but evil to there family. Kino knows this and chases after her and beats her to get his pearl back. On his way back he is ambushed by some men and Kino kills a man with hos knife. Kino's house is burned down and they must now leave town.

21: Chapter six summary In chapter six Kino is trying to leave la Paz to get to the capital. Sense Kino killed a man the town had dent trackers to find them. All day Kino and his family are running from the trackers. later that night Kino killed the trackers but not before they killed coyotito.

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