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J. Steinbeck/ The Pearl

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John Steinbeck
born in Salinas, California
The Pearl
earned Nobel Peace Prize
Kino
hard working pearl diver
Juana
Kino's wife
Coyotito
son stung by scorpion
Juan Tomas
Kino's older brother
doctor
refuses to treat baby
parable
story that teaches a lesson
scorpion
represents evil that will come to family
canoe
means of supporting family
I am a man
Kino's declaration - he's in control
setting
late 19th century; Mexican village
theme
greed as a destructive force
main symbols
scorpion and canoe