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The Pearl. overall summary, plot and settings. Chapter 1 - Early in the morning, Coyotito is stung. - Kino brings Coyotito to the doctor but he refuses to treat Coyotito because Kino does not have much money to pay for his service. Overall Summary.

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The pearl

The Pearl

overall summary, plot and settings.


The pearl

Chapter 1- Early in the morning, Coyotito is stung.- Kino brings Coyotito to the doctor but he refuses to treat Coyotito becauseKino does not have much money to pay for his service.

Overall Summary

Chapter 2- While Kino dives for pearls, Juana stays in the canoe and puts some poultice onCoyotito's wound.- Lucky for them, Kino finds a pearl. which he describes as large as a seagull's egg and perfect as the moon


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Chapter 3- The priest visits Kino’s house, and reminds Kino to give thanks for the pearl..hoping that he may be able to get some money for the church.- Later, the doctor comes with his servant and


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Plot

Exposition

  • A scorpion stingsCoyotito.

  • The doctor refuses to treat Coyotito because Kino does not have any money.

  • Later, Kino finds the greatest pearl in the world.


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Rising Action

  • Three attemps are made to steal the pearl. The attemps fail but Kino kills one of his attackers in the third attemp

  • Juana blames the pearl for all their bad luck. She asks Kino to destroy the pearl or throw it back into the sea. Kino refuses.

  • The pearl buyers agree among themselves not to offer Kino a good price for the pearl

  • Juana tries to throw the pearl into the sea. Kino stops her.

  • Their house is burned and Kino’s canoe is damaged. Kino decides to leave the village with Juana and Coyotito. They set out for the cities in the north.


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Climax

  • Kino and Juana are followed by the trackers. One of the trackers accidently kills Coyotito.

  • Kino kills the three trackers.

Falling Action

  • Kino and Juana return to the village.

Resolution

  • Kino throws the pearl into the sea.


Social setting

Social Setting

The Pearl is set in a small Mexican-Indian fishing village. Kino

and the other villagers are poor fishermen and divers. They live in

brush houses. They dive for pearls and sell these pearls to the pearl

buyers in the town of La Paz.

The Mexican Spanish live in La Paz. These are people with

education and some wealth. The people who belong to this group are

the doctor, priest and the pearl buyers. They think they are better

than the poor fishermen and pearl divers.


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Physical Setting

  • A Mexican-Indian fishing village

  • The Sea and the Beach

  • The brush house

  • La Paz

  • The mountains


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