The Question and Answer section for The Pearl is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The doctor has dreams of making a lot of money and moving back to France. He seems himself back home living in the lap of luxury.
Kino want to marry his wife in a church, buy a rifle, and send Coyotito to a good school.
Consider the paragraph starting with “In the brush houses…” Why is it so easy for Kino’s neighbors to talk about what they would do in Kino’s situation? How do they know human nature so well? How is Kino’s situation different?
Kino's neighbors are essentially like Kino. They are poor and have often thought what they might do if they were to find the "pearl of the world." Kino and his neighbors are extensions of their ancestors who have done the same thing for...