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About the Author
• John Steinbeck was
born in
Salinas, California on
February 27, 1902.
• John Steinbeck
became a reporter...
Plot summary
• Kino, Jauna, Coyotito living the dream even
though they are very poor.
• Coyotito gets stung by a scorpion....
Setting/period
• Mexican/American Borders
• Early 1900’s
Main characters
• Kino- Husband of Juana and father of
Coyotito.
• Juana- Wife of Kino and mother of Coyotito.
• Coyotito-...
Minor characters
• Doctor- The healer of the town and only treats
the wealthy
• Priest- The man of the church and in collu...
Moral
• Greed- The bringer of evil
• Fate- The luck of life
• Oppression- The do’s and do not’s
Interesting Facts
• Pearls can be found in
oysters and mollusks.
• Scorpion venom can lead to
illusions.
• There are over ...
Interesting facts
• The book is short.
• There is only 6 chapters.
• It was published in 1947.
Citations
• http://www.sparknotes.com/
• http://www.wikipedia.org/
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The pearl slideshow

  1. 1. Bobby Mcgarrell 303
  2. 2. About the Author • John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California on February 27, 1902. • John Steinbeck became a reporter in New York after he left Stanford university. • John Steinbeck was an AVID reader in the early years.
  3. 3. Plot summary • Kino, Jauna, Coyotito living the dream even though they are very poor. • Coyotito gets stung by a scorpion. • Kino and Juana bring Coyotito to Doctor. • Kino and Juana cant afford the Doctor. • Kino and Juana are not living the dream.
  4. 4. Setting/period • Mexican/American Borders • Early 1900’s
  5. 5. Main characters • Kino- Husband of Juana and father of Coyotito. • Juana- Wife of Kino and mother of Coyotito. • Coyotito- Child of Kino and Juana.
  6. 6. Minor characters • Doctor- The healer of the town and only treats the wealthy • Priest- The man of the church and in collusion with the Doctor
  7. 7. Moral • Greed- The bringer of evil • Fate- The luck of life • Oppression- The do’s and do not’s
  8. 8. Interesting Facts • Pearls can be found in oysters and mollusks. • Scorpion venom can lead to illusions. • There are over 1500 different species of scorpions. • A pearl is formed by a foreign body entering an oyster
  9. 9. Interesting facts • The book is short. • There is only 6 chapters. • It was published in 1947.
  10. 10. Citations • http://www.sparknotes.com/ • http://www.wikipedia.org/

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