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  • The Pearl
  • Facts About John Steinbeck  Died: December 20, 1968 (aged 66) New York City, United States  Had a Pulitzer Prize winning novel called The Grapes Of Wrath  Born: John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. February 27, 1902 Salinas, California
  • Plot Summary The story takes place in a small village of La Pez in Mexico. A poor diver named Kino gathers pearls to provide for his wife Juana and Baby Coyotito. One day Kino’s son got horribly bitten by a scorpion. When the doctors refuse to treat Coyotito. Kino and his wife go out to the estuary and while Juana puts a seaweed treatment on his shoulder Kino dives soon to realize that he found the pearl of the world. Kino is astonished by the sudden wealth and starts thinking about his families future. Unlike Kino, Juana believes that the pearl is full of evil.
  • Setting A small village of La Pez in mexico
  • Main Characters  Kino- Protagonist  Juana- Kino's wife  Coyotito- Kino and Juana’s baby son  Doctor- Antagonist  Servant- Doctors servant
  • Characters  Juan Thomas  Villagers  The Preist
  • Moral Money cant buy happiness
  • Human Interest  The formation of a natural pearl begins when a foreign substance slips into the oyster between the mantle and the shell, which irritate-s the mantle.  People today use pearls to sells as jewelry like necklaces, rings, and earrings.
  • Human Interest •Baja California Mexico is the Secondlongest peninsula on earth. •The Scorpion doesn’t have good vision in spite of the fact that it has so many eyes. They have at least 6 but they can have as many as 12.
  • Where I Got my Info  Notebook  Book  Bajatrek.com/baja-facts.htm  www.scorpion worlds.com/facts-about-scorpions/