What does Kino want from the Pearl?
When Juan Tomás asks Kino what he will do with his wealth, Kino details his plans: a proper marriage in the church, new clothing for the family, a harpoon, and a rifle, among other things. Kino’s new boldness amazes Juana, especially when he expresses his desire for Coyotito to be sent to school and educated.
What is a theme in the Pearl?
The Roles of Fate and Agency in Shaping Human Life The Pearl portrays two contrasting forces that shape human life and determine individual destiny. The novella depicts a world in which, for the most part, humans shape their own destinies. They provide for themselves, follow their own desires, and make their own plans.
What is the conflict in Chapter 1 of the Pearl?
Answers 1. Kino does not want to take his baby to see the doctor because the doctor looks down on Kino and his people. Kino must reconcile with this because he is desperate to get Coyotito medical attention.
Who are the three important characters in the Pearl Chapter 1?
The three main characters introduced in Chapter 1 are Kino, his wife Juana, and the doctor, who is unnamed.
What is the biblical meaning of a pearl?
Matthew is using a variety of similes for the kingdom of heaven…a pearl is a perfect simile because a fine pearl is a valuable treasure that needs no polishing or cutting by man. It comes to us complete and lustrous created by God through nature, as is the kingdom of heaven, which only God could create and perfect.
Why does Kino throw the pearl back into the sea?
In Chapter 1 when Kino first looked at the pearl he saw a church wedding for Juana and himself. They throw the pearl back into the sea because he felt guilt by what the pearl had represented. The pearl had turned him into an animal.
Why doesn’t Juana throw the pearl into the ocean when Kino offers it to her?
Why doesn’t Juana throw the pearl into the ocean when Kino offers it to her? Because it his duty morally and he needs to end it. they fiercely held on to their spiritual beliefs.