The Pearl

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why does the idea of kino's son attending school cause such a stir among the villagers?

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Education equals hope. Kino's people have long been oppressed, the chance that Coyotito can break the cycle of oppression by getting an education give the villagers hope for the future. 

“…these things will make us free because he will know – and through him we will know.” 


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