He refuses, and while he sleeps, she takes the pearl to the beach and is about to throw it in, when Kino catches her and beats her for taking the pearl. Kino pursues the ends promised by the pearl to the detriment of his own family. Kino shows his skill in many situations throughout this story. When the doctor hears about Kino's pearl, he comes to treat Coyotito. The uncertain air that magnified some things and blotted out others hung over the whole Gulf so that all sights were unreal and vision could not be trusted.
Uneasy about the pearl and the negative attention it is bringing onto the family, Juana tries to steal the pearl and dispose of it. First of all, Steinbeck shows human beings are instinctively greedy. Characters are also the main reason a story exists. Kino wanted a rifle because he wanted to show power over the rest of his village. Later, when he heard that Kino had found the Pearl of the World, he came to their hut to treat the baby.
Hope is one of those that destroy characters. It is around this point in the story where Kino displays his greatest point of greed and selfishness. Juana does not consult Kino about getting the doctor when the baby is stung. But each one must remain faithful to his post and must not go running about, else the castle is in danger from the assaults of Hell. But Juana is a woman, and her responsibility, as a.
Likewise, Kino has great respect for the traditions of the village. Then, snarling, Kino had it, had it in his fingers, rubbing it to a paste in his hands. Kino is poorer at the end of the parable of the pearl than he was at the beginning—all because he sacrificed his Song of the Family and his traditions for the. While the pearl-dealers appear to be individual buyers, each providing estimates independently of one another, they are, in fact, all operating under a single master buyer, who controls their bids and wages. She was the one who knew that the Pearl was destroying them and she eventually convinced Kino that it was no good. She dutifully supports her husband, despite his worsening treatment of her, but warns him against the dangers that the pearl can bring to the family.
When he finally finds the trackers he attempts to attack them. After the tragedy, Kino and Juana walk side by side back to La Paz and throw the pearl into the sea together. He must break out of the pot that holds us in. At the beginning, he was thought out to be a good loyal husband but as time went on he became a selfish, greedy person who would do anything for money. At the beginning, he was thought out to be a good loyal husband but as time went on he became a selfish, greedy person who would do anything for money. He seems to a good husband who wants nothing more than to support his family.
We will not be cheated. While Juana will revolt from the authority of her husband, as seen when she attempts to throw the pearl back into the Gulf, yet when Kino asserts his power and strikes her, she does not complain — in fact, she accepts his beating of her as proper and in the right order of things. For the first time, Juana refuses Kino directly. I will go, perhaps even to the capital. Consequently, from the opening to the closing pages, the songs which Kino hears express his own basic emotions.
For on the beach my canoe is broken, my house is burned, and in the brush a dead man lies. His senses were dulled by his emotion. For example, when Kino leaps out into the darkness, and is beat up by an unknown assailant. She accompanies her husband out of La Paz and urges him again to get rid of the cursed pearl, but he won't until their son, Coyotito, is accidentally shot by a tracker's rifle. Juana The mother of Coyotito and the wife of Kino, Juana is, as her name suggests, the representation of woman for Steinbeck in the story. Yet, when Kino gives the pearl to his wife to throw back into the Gulf, she refuses; symbolically, this act restores to her husband his sense of manhood by allowing him the right to destroy that for which he fought and suffered. Kino offers the pearl to Juana, but she says, 'No, you.
Kino - The protagonist of the novella. She prepares Kino's breakfast for him while he sits outside the brush house, and she attends to Coyotito's needs at the same time. In the story, Kino, a poor fisherman, lives in a small town called La Paz with his wife Juana, and his baby son Coyotito. Once their son is gone, Kino finally agrees to throw the pearl back into the sea. Resolution Carrying their dead child, they emerge from the mountain back at their village, where the community silently looks on. And some are in the ramparts and some far deep in the darkness of the walls.