His brother, Tom Juan, feels Kino's plan is foolish because it defies his entire way of life and puts his family in danger. As she is making her way back home Juana sees the pearl on the ground, when she bends to pick it up she notices two bodies in the road, she realizes the one of them is Kino, and the other is a man that he has killed. All of the natural world has been bred out of him, and he is totally separated from all natural emotions. These nameless villagers serve as a form of chorus on the action of the story, commenting on the developments and judging the decisions and events that occur to Kino. Meet Kino, an impoverished but plucky native who makes a living diving for pearls off the Baja Peninsula in Mexico. Village Doctor: A jerky Spanish guy who hates Indians.
By this time the entire Indian village is aware of the situation, and everyone is thoroughly taken aback when Juana tells Kino to go for the doctor. Kino could not think clearly anymore. Kino arrives at the shore and finds his canoe destroyed by vandals. She asks him again to get rid of the pearl but he still says no. If he went to the sea, he is drowned by now.
Rafe asks baby Danny if he would like to go flying, and the two fly off into the sunset in an old biplane. A gun is social status thing to the Indians. Kino stands still, ready to grasp the scorpion, but Coyotito shakes the rope and the scorpion falls on him. Juana carries a bloody blanket with the remains of Coyotito whose head was blown off in that rifle incident back there and the couple walks to the ocean. Just as Kino is angered by the misfortune, Juana emerges with the news that someone has set their house on fire. Kino thinks of the Song of the Family, a traditional song of his ancestors, as the dawn comes and Juana begins to prepare breakfast. She asked Kino if he thought that anyone would peruse them, and he said he knows that they will.
Then he brings back some supplies for Kino. After he falls asleep, his spirit is transported to a bright and wonderful land. Where does she live with the Lamb and all his other brides? The reader is left to believe that his death was inevitable. Juan Tomas is worried about the escalating problems that the pearl has brought and thus is briefly indecisive about helping Kino and Juana. The doctor then manipulates Kino into unwittingly revealing where he has hidden the great pearl. At market, Kino refuses to sell the pearl to merchants who have already conspired against him and are trying to rip him off.
At their home, Kino and his family are visited by a local priest who is delighted to hear that Kino plans to properly wed Juana. Kino and Juana head to the pearl dealer in order to sell their pearl, as usual with the neighbors in tow. Steinbeck thus begins his novella by introducing us to the type of life that Kino lived before the discovery of the pearl so as to contrast the effects of the discovery on not only himself but also its effects on his entire family. Eventually the dehydrated family found a spring, and a cave where Juana and Coyotito hid in hoped that the trackers would pass them by. He refuses to treat Coyotito because his family is poor. They hide in a cave and watch the trackers stop at the water spring. The Beach Have you ever been in a situation where you had to watch someone you love suffering from their own bad decisions? They flee north at nighttime, pursued by trackers who have followed them from the village.
He puts down Coyotito, and throws the pearl into the water because all it did was bring trouble. Juana tries to throw the pearl into the ocean, but Kino follows her, rips the pearl away from her, and beats her to the ground. . After Kino kills the trackers and rushes back to the cave, he finds that his son has been shot. Gradually, then, the darkness on the outside diminishes as Kino prepares to enter the world to undertake the support of his family.
Kino, Juana, and Coyotito hide with Kino's brother for a day before embarking on their journey to a new city under the cover of darkness. The story opens with Coyotito being stung by a scorpion. The doctor refuses to do anything because they are poor. During one battle, Rafe is shot down over the English Channel and presumed to be killed in action. The doctor's ignorance to help them because of their social class is a societal issue. He was also awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in literature. For each cell, have students create a scene that follows the novel in the sequence using Exposition, Conflict, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, and Resolution.
During the next three months, Rafe, Danny and other pilots train with specially modified B-25 Mitchell bombers, learning how to launch them with a limited runway. His brother suggests their only hope is to leave the village. Soon afterward, Danny's father William Fichtner comes to take him home. Kino points out that the family would not have been terrorized if the pearl was indeed useless. Kino and his family walk for hours and hours through the night without being seen by, or seeing another human being; what they do hear was wild animals, many of them threateningly close. Upon their arrival in California, Danny and Rafe are both promoted to captain and awarded the silver star. He administers a first treatment and predicts that the poison will strike within the hour.
He tries to get Kino reveal where the pearl is. He lives with his wife Juana and his son Coyotito. It all starts when childhood friends Rafe and Danny become Army Air Corps pilots and meet Evelyn, a Navy nurse. While events happen that seem to be random and out of a person's control, these events change their life. Some people follow them to try and catch them. However, the Japanese discover them early, forcing the raiders to launch from a longer distance than planned.