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Kino's Legacy

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In “THE PEARL” family plays a crucial role in Kino’s journey, Kino confronts many obstacles when overcome with greed and his path of monomania, along this path he finds that his family will support him unconditionally. The loyalty of Kino’s family members brings Kino to a realization of his monomania and he decides to throw the pearl in the ocean. Juan Tomas is correct to shield Kino from the law because he wants to protect Kino and help him on his path to a better life for his family, even though Kino committed murder, his actions were in self defense and is morally sound. I believe that Juana is not correct to be submissive to kino and that she should have been more assertive with her ideas to protect her family from Kino’s actions and prevent

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