The Pearl Essay | Contrasting Characters

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Contrasting Characters

Summary: In The Pearl the character of Kino is our protagonist. Kino is a family man to the fullest extent. He realizes his role in his own family and takes full responsibility to do what is necessary to fulfill his family's needs.
Contrasting Characters

The socially transmitted beliefs, arts, behaviors and social patterns make up what today is known as "Culture." The author John Steinbeck is very interested and perplexed by society and culture. During his broad range of trips in the 1930's he was fueled with material that was able to allow him to write his first two great novels; Of Mice and Men, and The Grapes of Wrath. Many of his first works are considered great failures. To overcome such a large burden of his early unsuccessful career he displayed great poise in his willingness to not give up. The novella The Pearl is a good example of a story about characters who are not willing to give up. John Steinbeck creates an interesting plot crafted around three distinct and original characters; which all display different and unique characteristics. Kino, who is a very simple character, Juana, who...

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