The Pearl

Why do you think that Steinbeck makes the trackers pratically anonymous?

Chapter 5 - The Pearl

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The trackers are symbols of the greedy pearl speculators. They act as a metaphor for the people who have money and want Kino's pearl. The trackers are nameless henchmen who have threatened Kino and his family since the pearl was discovered.