Kino awakened in the near dark.
Summary… The Pearl, by John Steinbeck, evil transforms certain humble citizens into envious savages. Evil was exhibited by the doctor who refused to treat Coyotito because his parents had no money. Coyotito was healed when the doctor finally came to their straw hut.
He deceived Kino by giving the baby a white powder that made him go into convulsions. An hour later he came and gave Coyotito the remedy and immediately wanted to know when he was getting paid. The evil in the pearl had reached the heart of the doctor.
He had dreams and goals that all depended on the pearl. When Juana wanted to destroy the pearl, Kino beat her unmercifully: He struck her in the face and she fell among the boulders, and he kicked her in the side…He hissed at her like a snake and she stared at him with wide unfrightened eyes, like a sheep before a butcher.
The malignant evil then spread to a secret cult known only as the trackers. The next night, Kino was attacked twice, which resulted in Kino committing murder.
After the final struggle of the night, Juana went back to their home to find more baneful members of the heartless cult rampaging through their belongings to find the pearl. This was an evil beyond thinking. The killing of a man was not so evil as the killing of a boat.
For a boat does not have sons, and a boat cannot protect itself, and a wounded boat does not heal.From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes The Pearl Study Guide has everything . The Pearl is a classic by the excellent writer, John Steinbeck.
A simple story, yet filled with dramatic characters and events that kept me flipping the pages. One of the best aspects of The Pearl is the writing. John Steinbeck's writing is untouchable and classic/5. John Steinbeck "In the town they tell the story of the great pearl- how it was found and how it was lost again.
They tell of Kino, the fisherman, and of his wife, Juana, and of the baby, Coyotito. And because the story has been told so often, it has taken root in every man's mind.
And, as with all. He fights the men off, killing one and causing the rest to flee, but drops the pearl in the process. As Juana ascends from the shore to the brush house, she finds the pearl lying in the path.
Just beyond, she .
Glimpsed in The author’s telling of a Mexican folk tale in “The Log from the Sea of Cortez,” published in but chronicling a expedition, “The Pearl” () by John Steinbeck () is an alternate version of the traditional story/5().
The Pearl by John Steinbeck "In the town they tell the story of the great pearl - how it was found and how it was lost again. They tell of Kino, the fisherman, and of his wife, Juana, and of the baby, Coyotito.