Essays Tagged: "Pearl"

Anyalization of Pearl from the "Scarlet Letter"

is novel tells of the punishment of awoman, Hester Prynne, who committed adultery and gave birth to Pearl. A minister of Boston,Arthur Dimmesdale, had an affair with Hester while believing that her hu ... ing the early stagesof Hester's punishment.The purpose of this paper is to analyze the character of Pearl in the Scarlet Letter. Herwhole life had many difficulties while living in Puritan New England ...

(5 pages) 138 0 3.4 Nov/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Chapter Summaries of Steinbeck's "The Pearl"

is so mad he blooded his fist by striking the gate.Chapter TwoIt is the next day and Kino is going pearl fishing. That is basically what all the indigenous people in this part of the world do. Juana ... going up, took it. Kino and Juana ripped open the oysters and the old looking contained a gigantic pearl. Right then Coyotito swelling was lessening. He put his head back and howled. Everyone else st ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/1996

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

Analysis of "The Pearl" by Steinbeck

The plot- The Pearl starts off with a poor family that runs into a problem. The problem is that their son Coyotito ... s snake and they need money so that the doctor will treat him. Kino, the father, went out to find a pearl so that they would have enough money to get Coyotito to the doctor. The pivoting point in the ... enough money to get Coyotito to the doctor. The pivoting point in the story is when Kino finds the pearl of all pearls , the pearl he finds is huge. The whole town finds out about Kino's findings, he ...

(2 pages) 67 0 2.2 Dec/1996

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

The Advantages and Disadvantages of being an Outcast in John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" and in "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

also contains advantages and disadvantages in becoming a recluse. First, Hester Prynne's daughter, Pearl, is greatly effected due to her mothers forced removal from proper society. Pearl is a living ... the "sin" that Hester committed. "The warfare of Hester's spirit, at that epoch was perpetuated in Pearl, she could recognize her wild, desperate, defiant mood, the flightiness of the temper, and eve ...

(7 pages) 28 0 4.0 May/2003

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

A book report on the book"The Scarlet Letter". It is an examination on the differences between the marketplace and the forest.

ace people are arduously trying to lead a good puritan existence.The forest is a way for Hester and Pearl to live their lives. The forest represents Hester's life. She is isolated in life in many ways ...

(1 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

This is an analysis of the meaning and significance of the first two scaffold scenes in The Scarlet Letter.

confused throughout the second half of the book. He is worried that townspeople will find out he is Pearl's father and perhaps lose faith in the church, but at the same time he seems anxious to get it ... both scaffold scenes. In both scenes it seems as if Dimmesdale wants to say that he's the father of Pearl but he is too much of a coward to do it in public. Even though he is a coward, it has a lot to ...

(4 pages) 49 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

(1)the different degrees of suffereing in Nathanial Hawthorn's The Scarlet Letter.

ar in The Scarlet Letter. The character in The Scarlet Letter who most likely suffers the least is Pearl. Even though Pearl is symbolized as her mother's sin, she is not really affected to greatly in ... sin, she is not really affected to greatly in the sense of pain and misery. The kind of disquietude Pearl encounters the most is primarily social. She does in fact encounter some mental and spiritual ...

(5 pages) 26 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Book report of The Scarlet Letter

each other.On the other hand, the writer gives us an ambiguous end. What on earth are Hester's and Pearl's lives like after the deaths of "the priest and doctor" is a question leaving a huge space fo ... to confirm one's perception of it.Though set as the main character in the story, Hester's daughter, Pearl, functions primarily as a symbol, which maybe the most difficult to understand. As revealed by ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Animal Imagery used throughout The Pearl by John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck in his parable-like novel The Pearl embraces the dark power of greed, which ultimately results in destruction. Kino, a simple Mexi ... . 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, but instead shatters his life when his ... uncomplicated language, and rich imagery, Steinbeck relates this story to universal values. In The Pearl, animal imagery is an essential motif that infiltrates the structure of the novel. Steinbeck u ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Character Analysis: "Pearl" from Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

Pearl is the symbolic character of the novel, The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Pearl is t ... hter of Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale, the result of their secret sin. As a result of the sin Pearl's mother is forced to wear the letter "A", embroidered in scarlet upon her chest, so all will ... ed to wear the letter "A", embroidered in scarlet upon her chest, so all will know of her adultery. Pearl is mainly described through other characters in the novel, though Pearl's actions also play an ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

CHARACTER ANALYSIS OF THE SCARLET LETTER'S PEARL

Character Analysis of PearlOne of the most complex and elaborate characters in The Scarlett Letter is Pearl, the offspring ... arlett Letter is Pearl, the offspring of Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale. Throughout the story, Pearl becomes a dynamic individual and an important symbol; she is constantly changing. Pearl's invo ... ory of her parents forced her to be viewed as different and is shunned because of her mother's sin. Pearl is a living scarlet letter to Hester, Dimmesdale and finally the reader, acting as a constant ...

(3 pages) 25 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Analysis of Quotation from Scarlet Letter

d by her mother off the bush of wild roses, that grew by the prison- door." (Hawthorne, 76) Pearl feels a connection to the rose because she is like a rose. A rose grows from something dirty a ... ing very sinful and dirty in a sense. However, it is natural because they love and know each other. Pearl came form a sinful relationship but like a rose, she grew into something exquisite. A r ...

(1 pages) 11 0 2.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Analysis of Quotation of Hawthorns Scarlet Letter

ped to find them bright," (pg125-126). After noticing the sunlight running away from Hester, Pearl comments that it is running away from the scarlet letter; it will not run away from Pearl and ... ght is running away from Hester because she holds secrets inside of her. She holds the truth to who Pearls father is and also what Chillingworth's real identity is. When she tells the truth she can fi ...

(2 pages) 10 0 1.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

Throughout the story "The Pearl", Steinbeck makes each event lead to another. Each event has its own cause and effect towards ... Juana must overcome. Their only child Coyotito has been stung by a scorpion and Kino sets out for a pearl to pay for the child's treatment. The climax of the story is when Kino is overwhelmed by what ... ment. The climax of the story is when Kino is overwhelmed by what he can obtain with the miraculous pearl and is blinded from it, which results in Coyotito being shot by a bullet from the tracker. As ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Sep/2005

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

Character analysis of Kino in "The Pearl" by John Steinbeck.

Kino, the main character in the novel "The Pearl" is an example of a common man faced with the daily concerns and dangers of living in poverty. ... port his family. After a scorpion stings Coyotito, Kino's only child, he prays that he could find a pearl to pay for the doctor's fees.After many long hours of searching the sea floor, Kino finds a sp ... ay for the doctor's fees.After many long hours of searching the sea floor, Kino finds a spectacular pearl , one that only dreams are made of. At first, Kino only wants to pay the doctor's fees and cur ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Sep/2005

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

Affective Foreshadowing

Foreshadowing is a literary device used in both Of Mice and Men and The Pearl. Foreshadowing is when a part or event in a story suggests something before it happens. ... ing is when a part or event in a story suggests something before it happens. In The Pearl the songs of evil foreshadow the events that would soon happen.After hearing the songs in his ... s fierce and afraid." Soon after Kino got in a fight with someone who was trying to steal the pearl. Kino ended up stabbing this person. Foreshadowing was also used when the appraisers told Kino ...

(3 pages) 1354 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Allegory In The Pearl

The Pearl , written by John Steinbeck, has caught the eyes of many literary critics. The Pearl is a nove ... the family has no money. In desperation Kino and his wife Juana pray for a miracle. One day Kino, a pearl diver , discovers a lustrous pearl that would hopefully pay for his son's recovery. In the mea ... son Coyotito recovers on his own; therefore, Kino begins to marvel at all the wonderful things the pearl could bring. In the end, the pearl brings nothing but frustration and loss. Kino and Juana con ...

(3 pages) 3437 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Awakening And The Pearl Compare And Contrast Essay

ate Chopin is a novel that discusses the awakenings of a Victorian woman living in New Orleans. The Pearl, by John Steinbeck is a novel that tells the story of a poor pearl diver who tries to seek wea ... of a poor pearl diver who tries to seek wealth and happiness for his family. After finding a large pearl he believes that all his problems are over. He is soon to learn that this pearl would only cau ...

(9 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book and Author: Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne Title: Pearl's Thoughts - Descriptive essay of Pearl's thoughts

During the course of the novel, The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, I Pearl feel very scared, confused and angry. I am apparently the daughter of a woman who is convicted ... anything about it: “[…] and observing some of her odd attributes, had given out that poor Pearl was a demon offspring” (Hawthorne 68). I remember one day, mother and I were going to see ... y with me because even though she questions my behavior, she loves me greatly. “I can teach my Pearl what I have learned from this!” (Hawthorne 76)I did not have a father to take care of me ...

(4 pages) 951 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Affects of the Scarlet Letter

Hester, of course; she is the most altered from beginning to end. The letter also has an impact on Pearl's life, as well as Arthur Dimmesdale. This single letter changes lives wherever it is worn, an ... reacherous letter, leaving her rigid.Another major character also affected by the crimson letter is Pearl. From the moment Pearl is born she is already an outcast. She is born in sin and, thus, is sin ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne