The Pearl

The Pearl

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  • The Pearl
  • Exposition: Desperate, worried
  • Someone call the doctor!
  • Rising Action: Happy, thankful
  • It's the pearl of the world!
  • John Steinbeck
  • Climax: Frustrated, angry.
  • The pearl is worth much more!
  • Living in a poor neighborhood filled with brush houses, Kino and his wife Juana got their son stung by a scorpion. Desperate, they call the doctor but he won't heal because they're poor.
  • Falling action: Sad, shameful.
  • After the sting, Kino and Juana go pearl diving and find a massive pearl which they call "The pearl of the world". Everyone including the doctor ans priest knew about it.
  • Resolution: Sad, hopeful.
  • Kino goes to the local pearl dealers to sell the pearl. They don't give him a good deal so he decides to go to capital. Juana tries to throw the pearl because she thinks it's evil.
  • Kino takes Juana and Coyotito with him so they can go to the capital to sell the pearl. Some trackers were following them. Kino trem but before he could, they shot Coyotito in the head.
  • Kino and Juana return to their village with the loss of their son. They throw the pearl away and then Kino realized, he could hear the song of family again.
  • It's for the best.
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