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The Pearl: a Middle School Essay and Summary of the Main Events

Summary: Set in a small Mexican village, The Pearl centers on the risky trip of Kino, his wife, Juana, and their son, Coyotito, as they travel to sell an enormous pearl that becomes so important to Kino that he refers to it as his soul. The character development of Kino, Juana, and the events leading up to and supporting their decision to travel to the city to sell the pearl create an awareness of social and perosnal values.
"All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine." This quote by Socrates perfectly describes the feelings of Kino, the main character in John Steinbeck's The Pearl. Set in a small Mexican village, The Pearl centers on the risky trip of Kino, his wife, Juana, and their son, Coyotito, as they travel to sell an enormous pearl that becomes so important to Kino that he refers to it as his soul.

One day, Kino is plunged into a world of danger when he discovers a pearl the size of a great egg. After consulting the pearl buyers of the town, Kino decides to bypass the offers of the buyers and travel to the city to sell the pearl, as he believes it is his duty as a man. Kino also decides to...

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