The pearl

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The pearl

  1. 1. The Pearl By Edgar Semedo
  2. 2. Authors Information  Born February 27, 1902 in Salinas, California  John Steinbeck died December 20,1968, New York City,  John Steinbeck received a Nobel Prize in Literature and Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
  3. 3. Plot Summary  Kino, Juana, and their son, Coyotito, live in a brush house near the sea.  One morning, Coyotito get stung by a scorpion  They try to help him by bringing him to the hospital, but the doctor says, he wont treat Coyotito because they are poor.
  4. 4. Plot Summary  Juana prays for a large pearl. Which she sees when Kino surfaces.  The pearl brings evil to Kino and his family.  Kino and his family ends up leaving town. And Coyotito ends up getting shot and killed.
  5. 5. Setting  Possibly in the nineteenth century. In a Mexican village called La Paz.
  6. 6. Characters 1/2  Kino  Juana  Coyotito  Juan Tomas  Apolonia  The Doctor
  7. 7.  The Bums  The Town people  The Priest  The Servant Characters 2/2
  8. 8. The theme of the story is don’t let greed destroy you. Moral
  9. 9.  Sparknotes.com  Google images Citations

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