Essays Tagged: "Juana"

"The Pearl" by John Steinbech

r who refused to treat Coyotito because his parents had no money. When the doctor heard of Kino and Juana's fortune in finding 'the pearl of the world' (722), he boasted that they were patients of his ... etter his family's standard of living. He had dreams and goals that all depended on the pearl. When Juana wanted to destroy the pearl, Kino beat her unmercifully:He struck her in the face and she fell ...

(2 pages) 42 1 4.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Chapter Summaries of Steinbeck's "The Pearl"

Chapter OneIt is morning. Kino awakens. Juana is already awake and looking at her Husband. They eat, drink, and do other things in their nor ... aby shakes the ropes and the scorpion falls on the baby and stings him. Kino kills the scorpion and Juana tries to suck out the poison. Everybody in their little seaside village comes because of the b ... o suck out the poison. Everybody in their little seaside village comes because of the baby's cries. Juana screams for someone to get the doctor but they said he would not come. The whole town rushes t ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

loyalty in "The odyssey" by Homer and "The Pearl" by Steinbeck

The Pearl there are characters that show great examples of this trait. Penelope in The Odyssey and Juana in The Pearl are the most obvious, although there are many. Penelope stayed loyal to Odysseus ... hough there are many. Penelope stayed loyal to Odysseus while he was on his twenty-year journey and Juana stayed by her husband through his time of distress.Penelope stayed loyal to Odysseus while he ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck's "The Pearl". Material society, material thoughts.

since Midas' lust for gold, it appears to be that man hasacquired a greed and appetite for wealth. Juana, the Priest, andthe doctor have all undergone a change due to money. They areall affected by t ... e destruction of society. Steinbeck's'The Pearl' is a study of man's self destruction through greed.Juana, the faithful wife of Kino, a paltry peasant man, hadlived a spiritual life for what had seeme ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

ThePearl, a story about a Mexian Indian women. By Steinbeck

Indians. They are a fishing village and also dive for pearls. The second character is awoman named Juana. She is his commonlaw wife, mother of his son, and better half. Shesupports everything Kino do ... mily was on a routine and everyone waspretty much happy. When Coyotitio was bitten by the scorpion, Juana sucked most of the poisonout and it looked like he was going to survive. However, they weren't ...

(5 pages) 35 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

A comparison of the book OF MICE AND MEN and THE PEARL, both written by John Steinbeck

otito. One example is that both these people are looked after; George has to look after Lennie, and Juana and Kino have to look after Coyotito. George tells Lennie, in order to protect him, "Hide 'til ... tect him, "Hide 'till I come for you. Hide in the brush by the river. Say that over (30)." Kino and Juana have to look after Coyotito. One incident is when Kino is dreaming of Coyotito going to school ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

The Pearl By: John Steinbeck

The PearlBy: John SteinbeckKino lived in a brush house along the Gulf of Spain with his wife Juanaand baby boy Coyotito. Like his relatives, he was a poor diver and was notvery wealthy. He woul ... the would receive from the pearl. He saw in the pearl that his family wouldhave new clothes. He and Juana could now get married in a church. Kino sawCoyotito having a harpoon, and himself with a new r ...

(2 pages) 37 1 2.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

"The Pearl" By John Steinbeck

The Pearl. Kino's pearl is a universal symbol of disastrous things that happen to Kino and his wife Juana.Kino is an honest, honorable pearl diver who works hard to support his family. He is a simple ... received. He wanted to buy a new harpoon, Winchester rifle, new clothes, new shoes, a new dress for Juana, and a wedding ceremony for Juana and himself, and most importantly pay for an education for C ...

(4 pages) 90 1 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck's "The Pearl" and "Of Mice and Men".

o and the indigent characters and the inevitableness of dissolution between the two groups.Kino and Juana in "The Pearl" are two very simple and content people whom are fairly poor and live on the out ... g so as to discover a beautifully large pearl that was worth many thousands of dollars. To Kino and Juana, the pearl meant a school education and a baptism for their son Coyotito, an enchanting marria ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck's novel, "The Pearl".

engaging, and there would be no savor to it. The Pearl is the story of a man named Kino, his wife, Juana, and their beloved son, Coyotito. Kino finds a pearl that first brings peace and happiness and ... o waking up in the morning. "His blanket was over his nose to protect him from the dank air. It was Juana arising, almost soundlessly on her hard bare feet she went to the hanging box and she leaned o ...

(7 pages) 68 2 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Biography of Cesar Chavez, describing his life and accomplishments.

Arizona desert near the town of Yuma and worked as farmers. One of Cesario's sons, Librado, married Juana Estrada, a woman who had also come from Chihuahua. Together they had six children. Cesar, was ...

(6 pages) 101 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"The Pearl" By John Steinbeck

plied to The Pearl is the way John describes Kino when he senses the danger when he and his family, Juana and Coyotito, are running away to a safe place. Steinbeck states that Kino had a sort of "anim ... lace. Steinbeck states that Kino had a sort of "animal light" in his eyes as he awakened and hushed Juana and Coyotito in order to listen. It's interpreted into the fact that the "animal light" in his ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mata Hari

ars older than her. Together, they moved to the Dutch East Indies and had two kids, Norman John and Juana Louise, but obtained a divorce in 1906. She went to Paris where she acquired the name Mata Har ...

(6 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Animal Imagery used throughout The Pearl by John Steinbeck

ich ultimately results in destruction. Kino, a simple Mexican pearl diver who provides for his wife Juana and baby boy Coyotito, finds a pearl, which he hopes will provide his family a better life, bu ... Kino evil and against everyone, even his own wife at whom "he hissed at her like a snake" (pg 60). Juana was trying to save her family by destroying the pearl, but it only made Kino's yearning to dis ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Pearl" by John Steinbeck.

Pearl takes place in the 1930s in La Paz, on the Baja Peninsula The three main characters are Kino, Juana, and Coyotito. Kino is Juana's husband and Coyotito's father; he is very brave and stubborn. J ... very brave and stubborn. Juana is Kino's wife and Coyotito's mother. Coyotito is obviously Kino and Juana's baby boy. The situation of this novel is that Coyotito has been stung by a scorpion and Kino ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Loyalty in Homer's Odyssey and Steinbeck's Pearl

l The Pearl there are characters that showgreat examples of this trait. Penelope in The Odyssey and Juana in The Pearlare the most obvious, although there are many. Penelope stayed loyal toOdysseus wh ... though there are many. Penelope stayed loyal toOdysseus while he was on his twenty-year journey and Juana stayed by her husbandthrough his time of distress.Penelope stayed loyal to Odysseus while he w ...

(2 pages) 19 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck's "The pearl" Irony in the novel. (Includes Direct Quotes)

o stumbles upon the greatest pearl in the world. Headed by a man named Kino and his supporting wife Juana, they both are determined to live a wealthy life no matter what the cost. Although the story i ... the magnificent pearl, and ending with the evil that the pearl brought upon the characters.Kino and Juana woke on a gloomy morning after a tragic accident where their baby, Coyotito, was slashed by a ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cause and effect analysis of "The Pearl" by John Steinbeck.

to another. Each event has its own cause and effect towards the protagonists of the story, Kino and Juana which is very significant to the plot of the story. All the major the events of the story crea ... gnificant to the plot of the story. All the major the events of the story create obstacles Kino and Juana must pass. These events create the main plot of the story and how it affects the protagonists. ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

"The Pearl": 1st chapter

h the comparison is not made explicitly, it is nevertheless an apt one--like Adam and Eve, Kino and Juana make choices later in the story that cause them to lose their innocence and force them to leav ... aradise for the hardships of the wider world. The cluster of brush houses by the sea where Kino and Juana live functions as a kind of paradise, in which man and woman live together in a state of natur ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

"The Pearl" chapter two

. Dogs and pigs scavenge the shoreline for sea drift in the hazy morning. Amid this scene, Kino and Juana walk down the beach to Kino's canoe. They are going to search for pearls, desperately hoping t ... from his paternal grandfather, is Kino's sole asset in the world. Kino lays his blanket in its bow. Juana rests Coyotito upon the blanket and places her shawl over him to protect him from the sun. She ...

(3 pages) 1535 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck