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The Pearl - Phuc

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  • 1. By Phuc
  • 2.  John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California.  He was born in 1902 and died on 1968.  John was of German, English, and Irish descent.
  • 3. 1.Kino and his family is living the life. 2.Baby Coyotito was stung by a scorpion 3.Family can’t afford for the treatment.
  • 4. 4.Kino then went of a pearl dive and found a huge pearl from a oyster with a ghostly gleam. 5.The village argues and talk about Kino's pearl. 6.Juana tries to get rid of the pearl but Kino stop her and beat her.
  • 5. 7.Kino and his family escape the town. Because Kino killed a man. 8.They tried to avoid people and hides in the mountain.
  • 6. 9.Coyotito is shot and died. 10.Kino and Juana went back to the village, Kino realizing the wealth is evil they then throw it back into the ocean.
  • 7.  Kino, a poor Indian fisherman, lives on the Gulf of California with his wife Juana and infant son Coyotito.
  • 8.   The period is Unclear, possibly late nineteenth or early twentieth century Setting - A Mexican coastal village called La Paz, probably on the Baja Peninsula
  • 9. Kino – The protagonist Juana – Kino’s wife Coyotito – Kino and Juana’s baby child
  • 10. Juan Tomas – Kino’s Brother Apolonia – Juan Tomas’s Wife The Doctor – The greedy doctor
  • 11. The Priest – The greedy priest The Dealers – The pearl buyers The Trackers – (A Group of men trying to steal from Kino.)
  • 12.   The lesson of the story is “Greed can destroy everything in your life.” As an example: Kino was living a nice peaceful life in poverty but still is happy.
  • 13.  But then when they were in need of money and they found the pearl of the world it turn around.
  • 14.  Kino became greedy and only focus on the pearl and then slowly his life is beginning to break apart from peaceful to chaos and fear.
  • 15.   John Steinbeck is mostly well known for his books such as “Mice of men” John Steinbeck write with pencils instead of pens and he used up about 60 pencil per day.
  • 16.  He was put in surveillance by the Federal Bureau of investigation during 1940 due to complaints about his visits to Soviet Russia.
  • 17.  John Steinbeck write with pencils instead of pens and he used up about 60 pencil per day.
  • 18.    http://www.bookrags.com/studyguidethepearl/ http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qi d=20081201223911AAuZjS9 http://www.ask.com/question/fun-factsabout-john-steinbeck