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Q: Why did John Steinbeck use a pearl to symbolize something in the book The Pearl?
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What does the scorpion symbolize in the pearl?

Some say the scorpion in Steinbeck's The Pearl symbolizes evil.


Why is the pearl called Pearl of the World in The Pearl by John Steinbeck?

The posession of a great pearl has come to symbolize the goodness of the world. In the story, The Pearl, Steinbeck reverses the symbol and his Pearl of the World represents evil. The pearl is supposed to do many things, but ends up bringing about a tragic end.


Why did John Steinbeck use a scorpion to symbolize something in the book The Pearl?

Steinbeck used the scorpion to symbolize death, evil and to use foreshadowing to give people hints into the rest of the book. Hope this helps!


The pearl by John Steinbeck?

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John Steinbeck the pearl?

parable of the pearl


'The Pearl' by John Steinbeck?

parable of the pearl


What is the tone of The Pearl by John Steinbeck?

The tone of the Pearl by John Steinbeck is cynical.


Where does the story of the pearl by Steinbeck take place?

The Pearl is not by Steinbeck but Pearl S. Buck and it takes place in China.


Who wrote The Pearl?

The Pearl was written by John Steinbeck.


What song relates to the pearl by John Steinbeck?

"The Pearl"


Is the pearl diver a story?

The Pearl by John Steinbeck


When was The Pearl written?

John Steinbeck's novella 'The Pearl' was published in 1947."The Pearl", written by John Steinbeck, was published in 1947.


Why did John Steinbeck write The Pearl?

Steinbeck wrote the Pearl to express his feelings about the state of mankind.


What is the climax of the pearl by John Steinbeck?

The climax in The Pearl by John Steinbeck is when Kino kills a man attempting to steal the pearl. The resolution is when they throw the pearl back in the ocean.


What is the climax in the story the pearl by John Steinbeck?

he finds the pearl


Who write the novel-the pearl?

"The Pearl" was written by John Steinbeck.


What does the hammock represent in the book the pearl by John Steinbeck?

there is no hammock that represents something.


What is the Subject in The Pearl by John Steinbeck?

A pearl and how it affects the life of the finder.


What inspired John Steinbeck to write The Pearl?

Steinbeck wrote The Pearl based on his personal convictions, and based the story on the biblical parable of a 'pearl of great price.'


When did Steinbeck write the pearl?

1947


What does the gun symbolize in Steinbeck's The Pearl?

In The Pearl, the gun or rifle, symbolizes a passion for wealth and a change in the power structure where the Indian people would no longer be exploited by the people of Spanish descent.


When was the pearl published?

"The Pearl" is a novel published in 1947. John Steinbeck is the author.


What is a metaphor in chapter one of the pearl by John Steinbeck?

"her eyes made little reflected stars" is a metaphor in the pearl by john steinbeck.


In the book the pearls what do the pearl buyers symbolize?

In the book Pearl the pearl means money. The pearl also means power.


When is the setting the book 'The Pearl' by John Steinbeck?

A Latin American pearl diving village.

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