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    nature as well as greed and evil. Steinbeck’s inspiration was a Mexican folk tale from La Paz‚ Baja California Sur‚ Mexico‚ which he had heard in a visit to the formerly pearl-rich region in 1940.[1] In 1947‚ it was adapted into a Mexican film named La perla. The story is one of Steinbeck’s most popular books and has been widely used in high school classes.[2] Kino‚ a young‚ poor diver‚ lives in a small town‚ La Paz‚ with his wife Juana‚ and his baby son‚ Coyotito. When Coyotito is stung by a scorpion

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    But to the people in La Paz (Kino’s hometown) the pearl had a great value to it. In the poor town of La Paz‚ the pearl was known to be “pearl of the world” because it had sentimental value to it. The pearl was known to have great worth. In the beginning of the story‚ the people was exhilarated when they found out

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    satisfies individual’s heart desires but at times can bring worst out of him or her. The pearl is a novel written by John Steinbeck and examines a man’s own destruction through greed. In this novel‚ hope and evil consume Kino and the entire city of La Paz immediately information goes around that Kino found the pearl of the world. As asserted by Forman‚ greed‚ culture‚ anger‚ happiness‚ luck‚ death‚ mystery and evil are all major aspects in this book. The story unfolds when Juan and Kino’s baby‚

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    importance of not letting greed and/or wealth control him. Come along with me on this adventure! Paragraph I Kino had a very straight-forward life. He lived with his soon to be wife Juana and their baby boy‚ Coyotito in a small brush house within La Paz‚ Mexico. Until one day‚ Kino discovers a very unique pearl that begins to override his prosperity. The beginning of this great tale explains how Kino’s serene life is disrupted by a scorpion that stings his beloved son‚ Coyotito. After Juana (Kino’s

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    "The Pearl". Author used this character as a symbol of evil. Steinbeck showed the doctor as a prejudice who treated simple poor people as animals. He was such a greedy person that moral responsibilities did not exist for him. Over the years spent in La Paz he became a professional liar instead of a doctor. Before a medical student is granted a doctor’s degree he must to say a Hippocratic Oath. In that oath each student swears to aid the ill and to cure the injured. The doctor from the Steinbeck’s

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    In the beginning or the book Kino trusted his village‚ La Paz originally represented Eden‚ and there were no lies‚ deceiving or sin. In Eden Adam and Eve trusted each other and so did the animals. But the pearl changed that‚ it made Kino‚ distrusting and cruel‚ destroying Eden forever. Kino’s lack of trust

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    lived before the discovery of the pearl and contrast effects it has on him and his family. The pearl is symbolic of all the power to deceive‚ to corrupt and to destroy. It shows the greed of the Christian settlers that live in the small town of La Paz along with Kino’s people (Mexican-Indian). The doctor is trying to gain the pearl for more money. Kino’ race group and the Christian settlers are very much different. Physically‚ this contrast is illustrated by the dividing line between the

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    this story is engaged in several struggles and challenges. Which of these struggles and challenges do you think is the most important? Elaborate with examples frm the story. The Pearl‚ which was written by John Steinbeck‚ took place in La Paz‚ Mexico. John Steinbeck began the story by describing the way of living of a pearl driver whose name was Kino. The successful marriage of Kino and his wife‚ Juana provided them a son‚ Coyotito. In the beginning of the story‚ they all lived idyllically

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    Generally‚ husbands and wives make decisions together. In the novella The Pearl‚ by John Steinbeck‚ however‚ this is not the case. The protagonist‚ Kino has more say in the decisions for his family than his wife‚ Juana. Their child‚ Coyotito gets stung by a scorpion‚ so Kino decides to take measures to ensure his son’s safety. On his journey‚ Kino and Juana come across big dangers and troubles which leads to destruction in their family. Although Kino tries to be brave and help his son‚ his failure

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    Nurain Steinbeck Greed

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    the novel you studied. The Pearl by John Steinbeck - The theme of Greed Nurain Ariff This theme emerges the moment the people of La Paz get to know about Kino’s pearl and we begin to see changes in the characters. All of them have their own selfish schemes when they learn about Kino’s pearl. When they know that Kino has the pearl the village of La Paz is alive with avarice. Everyone wants something from Kino. Everyone was affected and wanted something from the pearl. Kino was the only

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