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The pearl project

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S: The Pearl by John Steinbeck

BC: The moral of this story is to nor let greed take over THE END

FC: The Pearl by John Steinbeck

1: The Pearl Project by Michael Powell Mrs.Crews class 5th period

3: John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California. He went through school up to collage. ounce in collage he would have to drop out from time to time to help his family with expenses. He became a writer sometime in the 1920s. He wrote many books. The Red Pony, Of Mice and Men, etc. Are only a few of his books. He died of a heart attack in New York, 1968.

5: La Paz is in the first picture is where the doctor would live. a some what rich society. The second picture shows where Kino and his people would live.in a very poor area.

7: Kino is the Father of Coyotito, and husband of Juana. Kino"s world is rocked when his son is stung by a scorpion. they go to the doctor but they don't have enough money. he finds a pearl that will make him wealthy. he soon finds out sometimes blessings are curses in disguise.

9: Juana is the wife of Kino, and the mother of Coyotito. she is very cautious but obedient. she is the first to see the pearl for what it truly is.

11: Coyotito son of Kino and Juana

12: Apolonia always worried sister in law of Kino.

14: Chapter ! Kino and Juana awake to a terrible sight. A scorpion has stung there son Coyotito. They quickly travel to the rich part of the city to see the doctor.The doctor will not see them because he thinks they are but animals compared to him.

15: Chapter 2 In frustration Kino goes to look for more pearls. In his search he finds a Pearl the size of a seagulls egg. The pearl is the most beautiful one he has ever seen.

16: Chapter 3 When they return to the village. Kino begins imagining all the things he will have with the money from the pearl. Word of the pearl spreads like a wild fire. all the way to the rich city. Were the doctor,the pearl buyers, and even the priest sit and visit with greed. Later that night the priest comes to Kino's house to suggest them having a proper marriage. then the Doctor comes. He then tricks Kino in to thinking that Coyotito was still sick. when he mad the baby sick and then healed him. In the middle of the night Kino fears an intruder trying to steal the peral. Kino deafets him but he runs away. The only person who sees the pearls true evil and what it will bring abone them is Juana. she trys to warn Kino, but he will not listen.

17: Chapter 4 The next morning Kino awoke and prepared to go sell the pearl. The pearl buyers were also preparing there evil plan to trick the father. Kino is to smart for them. he leaves very angry. he plans to go all the way to the capitol to sell the pearl.

18: chapter 5 Kino awoke and found Juana trying to get rid of the pearl. in his anger he beats her. he then kills a man.They must then hide in Juan Toma's house because someone has burn down there house, and put a hole in his canoe.

19: Chapter 6 Kino and his family run from trackers into the forest. the tack refuge in a cave. Kino has enough and decides to go kill the trackers. Coyotito makes a cry that startles a tracker. before Kino can stop him the tracker shoots the baby. Kino kills the trackers. Kino and Juana return home they are side by side but there faces show sorrow. Kino looks upon the Pearl to see that it is now gray and dull. He finally dose what Juana begged him to do. He threw the pearl back to its home.

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