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Themes in "The Pearl"

Summary: Essay on the book "The Pearl" discussing the main theme of the novel.
Pearl Essay

    The central theme of the Pearl is that greed and the struggle to overcome it is an ugly yet extremely human phenomenon which we all have experienced and which history has shown to be timeless. The purpose of the story is both to expose the greed that is intertwined within human nature and to show that anyone can overcome it. Steinbeck shows the ugly side effects of greed and how people react to it. I think the way his characters behave in these situations is similar to how anyone would behave in a similar situation. The never changing meaning of the book makes it timeless because greed will always affect people and The Pearl will always serve as a testament to the fact that anyone can conquer their own greed.

    Every person perceives something as their ultimate goal...



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