What does the news of the pearl reveal about people in the story?
Strong answers will list the different people who receive the news and the way they seem to become more hopeful about their own lots in life. They will explain that some of the characters imagined they were more connected to Kino than they actually were. They will discuss the way people's intentions seem to sway between greed and charity (for instance, the doctor). They will look at Tomas, Kino's brother, who cautions Kino about the pearl.
Discuss some of the contradictions and/or dichotomies that arise among the people of La Paz as a result of the discovery of the pearl.
Strong answers will...
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