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The Pearl , A Summary

Summary: Summarizes The Pearl, by John Steinbeck. Provides a synopsis of the story's major themes.
Main idea- The main idea of the book is the story of an Indian fisherman, who found a big, beautiful pearl, "the pearl of the world" as it was called in the book. During all the story he tries to sell the pearl for a good price so he could marry his wife again in a normal church, provide his son an opportunity to go to school and some more nice stuff. Also in the story he has to deal with some not nice, mysterious guys, who try to take it away from him.

Plot general- One pretendedly usual night, Kino (the fisherman, the husband, and the father) woke up in his bush house, in a village, and saw a scorpion who climbed to Coyotito's (the son) bed. So, he and Joana (the wife, the mother) tried with no success to remove the scorpion from the...

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