The Pearl
By: Salamata Jalloh
3 facts about John Steinbeck
• He was born on February 27, 1902
• An American writer and published his first
book
• Born i...
Plot summary
• Kino and Juana lived fairly well with their baby
Coyotito.
• Coyotito gets stung by a scorpion and Juana
su...
Setting/Period
• Mexican/ American boarder
• Early 1900’s
• In a small village
6 Characters
• Kino – the main character married to Juana
and father of Coyotito.
• Juana – Juana one of the main characte...
6 Characters
• The doctor- The doctor that wants the pearl.
• Juan Tomas – Is Kino’s brother and the elder
of the group.
•...
Moral
• Greed Is a dangerous thing
• Something good might turn in to something
bad
• Fate as a driver as life
Scorpions
• Scorpions are found on all major land masses
except Antarctica
• There are thirteen families and about 1,750
d...
Scorpions
• Some people eat scorpions because to them it
taste good
• Scorpions do not sting people unless they feel
threa...
Information
• http://www.wikipedia.org/
• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Steinbeck
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The pearl

  1. 1. The Pearl By: Salamata Jalloh
  2. 2. 3 facts about John Steinbeck • He was born on February 27, 1902 • An American writer and published his first book • Born in Salinas, California.
  3. 3. Plot summary • Kino and Juana lived fairly well with their baby Coyotito. • Coyotito gets stung by a scorpion and Juana sucks out the venom. • Kino finds a pearl and as the story goes on he has a difficult time with it.
  4. 4. Setting/Period • Mexican/ American boarder • Early 1900’s • In a small village
  5. 5. 6 Characters • Kino – the main character married to Juana and father of Coyotito. • Juana – Juana one of the main character married to Kino mother of Coyotito. • Coyotito- Coyotito the baby of Juana and Kino
  6. 6. 6 Characters • The doctor- The doctor that wants the pearl. • Juan Tomas – Is Kino’s brother and the elder of the group. • The village- is where Kino lives
  7. 7. Moral • Greed Is a dangerous thing • Something good might turn in to something bad • Fate as a driver as life
  8. 8. Scorpions • Scorpions are found on all major land masses except Antarctica • There are thirteen families and about 1,750 described species and subspecies of scorpions • Scorpions are deadly and there stings hurt
  9. 9. Scorpions • Some people eat scorpions because to them it taste good • Scorpions do not sting people unless they feel threatened.
  10. 10. Information • http://www.wikipedia.org/ • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Steinbeck
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