Question: English & Literature

Why is the pearl called "the pearl of the world" in The Pearl by John Steinbeck?
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The pearl that Kino brings up is 'the big one'. In Mexico they call the big pearl, the pearl of the world. This pearl is so magnificent and huge that he is sure that this is IT.

MHood2 | 1481 days ago