The Question and Answer section for The Pearl is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Juana says this to Kino. She knows the pearl corrupts the hearts of men including Kino. She wants to destroy it before the pearl destroys her family.
Kino's reaction is violent anger... the likely consequence of anger is to hurt yourself or someone else.
Kino lived in a brush house.
"The sun was warming the brush house.."
Coyotito slept in a hanging box.
"She put Coyotito back in his hanging box..."
Kino's home had a dirt floor.
"He threw it down and beat it into the earth floor with his...