S: The Pearl
BC: I feel the moral of the story is to beware of how people change as well as the effects of greed and desire on a person. I believe this because because once they thought the baby was okay,Kino's wants for money started taking over
FC: The Pearl by John Steinbeck
1: Nicholas Young Mrs.Crew sixth hour class
2: John Steinbeck was born in Salinas,California in 1902. He went to Stanford University. Steinbeck enrolled in literature and writing course, but he never received a degree. For some years, he was a journalist and a caretaker for lake Tahoe. While doing this time he wrote
3: Cup of Gold. Later, he married and wrote more famous booksJohn-Steinbeck moved to New York and became a filmmaker. He moved to New York and, he died in 1968. John Steinbeck won a Nobel Prize in 1962. He died in 1968.
4: The doctor lives in the rich side of time. L Paz,Mexico
5: Kino lives in the poor side of time.
6: Coyitito: son of Kino and Juana.
7: Juana: the wife of Kino and mother of Coyotito.
8: Apollonia: wife of Juan Tomas; brother-in-law to Juana
9: Kino: husband of Juana;father of Coyotito. family's protector and provider.
10: Chapter 1 Kino awakes to Juana making corn cakes. Later a scorpion invades their house and stings Coyotito. Desperate, Kino and Juana takes Coyotito to the doctor in order to save him.However, the doctor refused them,so they go to find a pearl to save the baby.
11: Chapter 2 Kino and Juana dive for pearls in order to pay for Coyotito's treatment. Kino dives into the water and brings up The Pearl of the World. After opening it, Kino and Juana rowed back to town.
12: Chapter 3 Kino and his famiy came back to the village. There Kino thought of all the things he could buy for himself and his family. In that nigh, the preacher and doctor came to see the pearl. The doctor then poisos Coytito. Kino stikes a figure, but they slept afterwards.
13: Chapter 4 Kino goes to went to a pearl buyer in order ro sell the pearl. After Kino became angry at a low price, the buyer called in two others to examine the pearl. Angry about this Kino storms out to sell his pearl at the capital.
14: Chapter 5 Kinp and hos family go to the village. Along the way, they discovered their burning hut. To avoid being caught, the family went to Juan Tomas' house. They plan to get to the capital through the mountains.
15: Kino and his move out. They travel toget to the mountains only to be tracked by trackers. Kino lose tem and head toward a cave. Thinking he was hearing a Coytito, a tracker kills the bay by mistake. At the end Kino and Juana throw the pearl into the sea. | Chapter 6