The Pearl

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The Pearl
The Pearl by John Steinbeck is a story about a pourished Indian and his family. One day his son Coyotito got stung by a scorpion so Kino’s wife Juana took her son to the doctor. The doctor refused to help them so Kino went out in search for a pearl. He found The Pearl of the world and then suddenly everyone wanted it. They then left the left there village to sell their pearl but some trackers were searching for them and ended up taking something very important from them. Though Kino was cautious for his family and, in a way dark, however determined for a much better future. In the story there are some good examples of Kino being determined. One example is when Kino was determined to find a pearl to help cure Coyotito. He also showed himself being determined when he said that he will get married by the church and buy a shotgun. Then another good example is when he said that he will get an education for his son Coyotito. There are a lot of instincts of when Kino acted dark. One act that Kino did is when is when he socked the wall when the doctor refused to see Coyotito Another example of Kino being dark is when he saw that Juana was going to throw the pearl into the sea but then he stopped he by grabbing her hand when she was about to throw it and then he socked her in the face and kicked her in the stomach. The last example is when he killed the trackers that were after them. The last trait that I am going to write about is when Kino showed a care of being cautious for his family. One thing that he did was he hid the pearl under his sleeping mat to no one will take it. The second thing he did was he swept the footprints away that him and his family left behind so the trackers wouldn’t find them. The last example of Kino being cautious was he took off his cloth when the trackers were looking for him so he would have a better chance of not being found. In conclusion though Kino was cautious for his...
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