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.
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 becauseKino does not have much money to pay for his service.
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
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
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.