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The Pearl Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. After trying to sell the pearl in Chapter 4, where does Kino hide it?



2. What happens to Kino's home in Chapter 5?



3. What does Juana bring Kino to drink after he is attacked in Chapter 4?



4. Where does Kino suggest to go once he and his family are in the mountains?



5. Who does Kino find in Chapter 5 to help save him and Juana?



Essay Topics

Ignorance is an unfortunate partner to racism in this novel. How does ignorance play an important role in how Kino reacts to his environment?

1.) How does Kino react when the priest mentions knowledge from the book? What is his solution?

2.) Why is Juana's seaweed poultice not seen as a valid treatment for Coyotito?

3.) Why does Kino want Coyotito to go to school?

Although they rarely speak, music plays an integral role in the novel. Describe its impact on different dramatic scenes within the novel.

1.) When does Kino hear certain songs -- and why? What triggers these songs to start in his mind?

2.) How does Juana mix the ancient songs with the modern religion of Catholicism in her mind?

Water is an important backdrop element in the novel. Describe the different ways that Kino and his family survive with water.

1.) How does the beach impact Kino's life?

2.) Describe the waterbed that Kino finds at the mountaintop. Why is this setting appropriate for the events that follow? Explain thoroughly.

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