Yes Another The Pearl

Yes Another The Pearl - 857 Thesis Statement Kinos lack of...

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857 Thesis Statement: Kino’s lack of material items did not keep him from happiness until he thought it was possible to acquire a greater amount of wealth and increase his happiness through the pearl. In turn, this resulted in the downfall of Kino and his family. I. Kino’s life before the pearl brought him satisfaction and contentment A. Family 1. “Juana is driven, although instinctively as a woman to heal the family, nevertheless in reality to act for the man to protect the family.” (Karsten 6) a. Raised and took care of the family b. Held together the family with love and care 2. Coyotito - Kino’s son a. Kino’s pride and joy b. Brought together Kino and Juana and made them a family 3. Juan Tomàs - Kino’s brother a. Supported Kino throughout his life b. “We do know that we are cheated from birth to the overcharge on our coffins. But we survive. You have defied not the pearl buyers, but the whole structure, the whole way of life, and I am afraid for you.” (Steinbeck 70) B. Possessions 1. Home - brush hut a. Provided protection and shelter b. Brought together the family in unity 2. Canoe - family heirloom a. Passed down from grandfather to father to son b. “Kino and Juana came slowly down to the beach and to Kino’s canoe, which was the one thing of value he owned in the world.” (Steinbeck 19) c.
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course EDS 103 taught by Professor White during the Spring '10 term at E. Kentucky.

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