The Pearl In The Grapes Of Wrath By John Steinbeck

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Steinbeck gives each one of the main characters an individual reaction to the pearl. He shows the priest, and the priest wants to know if Kino will give some of the money to the church. Then the doctor’s reaction to the pearl is that, the doctor thinks of what the pearl could do for him and how he could spend the pearl on a trip to Paris. The beggars in the novel feel that Kino can be a man who made rich and is often generous and that the beggars may receive some money from Kino. The buyers for the pearls think that the pearl has a great affect on the town and that it becomes everyone’s dream to have the pearl. As the pearl becomes part of everyone in the town’s problem, everyone starts to turn against Kino because of the pearl that he has.
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