the pearl

the pearl

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  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Kino wakes up to see his wife, Juana awake, and his son, Coyotito on his sleeping box. Juana Starts to make corn cakes for food. They eat in silence while Kino enjoys the song of the family. Suddenly, they see a scorpion and it falls into the baby's cradle. The scorpion stings Coyotito and he cry's out in pain. Him and the neighbors go to the doctors home. The doctor refuses to treat the baby because he is Indian.
  • Chapter 4
  • The story is set in a dream like beach in Mexico. Kino, Juana, and Coyotito go out on Kino's canoe to look for pearls. They pray to find a pearl big enough to pay the doctor. Kino dives down and sees a large oyster. He grabs it put it in his basket. Inside was the most beautiful pearl Kino had ever seen.
  • Chapter 5
  • News of the pearl gets to everyone. People start to think of their own benefits the pearl will bring to them. The doctor comes back to Kino and tell him that the baby will be sick. He poisons him and surely enough he gets sick. The doctor i s called again and he gives the baby and antidote. When talking about the payment, Kino subconsciously looks toward the pearl revealing the location. Kino hides the pearl again feeling a bit uneasy having it there.
  • Chapter 6
  • Kino goes out to sell his pearl. The pearl buyer does not seem impressed as Kino would think he would be. The buyer tells him that the pearl was too odd a valueless. Kino does not believe him however. Then, they call over the other buyer and they tell him the same. Kino leaves with his pearl knowing that the pearl was indeed valuable.
  • Kino wakes up to see Juana taking the pearl to the ocean. Right before she is about to throw it, he catches her and pushes her to the ground. He makes his way back and is attacked. He is able to to kill one of the men . Juana is able to recover the pearl. They agree that they need to make their way out of town. Kino sees that there is a large hole and his home is burning in flames. He decides it best to go to his brothers house.
  • Kino, Juana, and Coyotito all make their way north but soon realize they are being tracked. Kino makes his way to a cave and ell Juana to keep the child silent. Kino is about to take action when he hears the babies cries from the cave. One of the men shoot into the blank and Kino immediately attacks him killing them. But it is too late he hears the screams of Juan. They make their way back to their town and Kino throws the pearl back into the ocean.
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