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The Pearl Literary Criticism

Summary: A comparison from my views to those of a literary criticism from The Critical Survey of Long Fiction on the book The Pearl, by John Steinbeck.
The Pearl

By John Steinbeck

The Pearl takes place in La Paz, Mexico, based around a seemingly idealistic, loving young family, Kino and Juana, and their new son, Coyotito. Shortly after the beginning, their son is stung by a scorpion and needs immediate medical assistance to save his life. The family is poor and can't afford the needed medicine from the local doctor, so Kino fights for his son's life by going out on a pearl hunt to pay for the medical service required. Kino finds the "pearl of the world", the largest and most beautiful pearl known to mankind. Kino soon realizes that this pearl is worth enough for him to buy other things as well as repaying a doctor, greed sets upon him. Beauty and wealth were not the only things that this pearl brought, it also brought along evil which clung to Kino...

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