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The Pearl test study guide.

Steinbeck's birthplace

Salinas, California

Steinbeck's most famous book

The Pearl

Steinbeck's other writings

Of Mice and Men, and The Grapes of Wrath

The Pearl's first appearance

In a magazine in 1945

The date of Steinbeck's Nobel prize win

1962

Parable

a short moral story

Juana

Symbolic of every woman, her name means woman.

Setting of The Pearl

La Paz, Mexico

Themes in The Pearl

Riches catch every mans eye, discrimination

The pearl buyers represent...

Deceit

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