The Pearl

The Pearl

On chapter 3 After the intruder is driven off, what does Juana say of the pearl? Why?

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That night, Kino thinks that he hears noises in his hut. He grabs his knife and strikes out in the dark. Juana tells Kino that the pearl is evil and will destroy them. She tells him to throw it away or break it, for it will destroy them. Kino says that the pearl is their one chance, and that the next morning they will sell the pearl.