By: Arianna Li and MIchelle Zhao
Kino symbolizes greed. After he finds the pearl, he had overcome the greed and he would do anything, including murder, to keep the pearl and gain a lot of wealth from it.
The boat in Kino's possession symbolizes his escape from poverty. He could use it to move to another place where he could sell the pearl for money.
The pearl represents hope. After Kino finds the pearl that is worth a lot of money, he is filled with hope and happiness that Coyotito will be able to be educated and have a better life than Kino has in poverty. Kino finds hope in his future also that he will be able to offer more to his family.
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