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The Dangers Of Avarice Literary Analysis

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The Dangers of Avarice
The novellal, The Pearl, is a story about how Kino’s greed destroys his family, but his wife Juana’s determination holds it together. Shortly after finding it, Juana realized how dangerous the pearl was going to be and tried to get rid of it unsuccessfully. If she had succeeded sh and Kino would have been saved embarrassment and pain. Juana’s support and intelligence keeps the family from complete destruction.
Kino’s avaricious actions lead to the downfall of his family, but his wife held it together with a great deal of effort. Juana tried to get rid of the pearl by throwing it back in the ocean, but Kino saw her before she could do it. He was outraged and he attacked her, punching her face. She then realized that in
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