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The Effects of Greed in "The Pearl"

Summary: The major theme of the story The Pearl, by John Steinbeck, is greed. The lesson of the story is that money is not everything in life and sometimes brings greed.
All of the situations that the characters faced arose from Kino finding the giant pearl. His family and all the people around him suffered greatly because of the greed that was shown towards the pearl. At first, it represented wealth, and Kino's family believed that it would solve all of their financial problems. But ultimately, the family was tragically changed. It was necessary for many obstacles and issues to be solved in the midst of trying to accomplish their issues. In life, greed is the result of jealousy, and jealousy is a fact of life.

The people of Kino's village had much greed towards the pearl, which eventually accumulated into a problem. The citizens of Kino's small, but humble brush village lusted at the opportunity to gain some of the money from, or even steal the pearl. The news quickly spread to the...

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