The Pearl Answered Questions | Q & ASteinbeck's classic short novel tells a story of a man consumed with greed; the internal and the external conflicts Kino has make this book a must for students to read! Included in this 28 page document are over novel questions that cover such topics as figurative language, character, Steinbeck's philosophy, and symbolism. The activity is designed to be used by small groups or the whole class as the basis of discussion, but the teacher could also have students complete the questions individually following the reading of the chapter. Have students explore the richness of Steinbeck's characters and the astuteness of language the author famously used. Ready to print and pass out! The Pearl Novel Unit Bundle.
The Pearl - Chapter 1 Listening Task (Audiobook with timed Questions - Student Task Sheet)
The Pearl by John Steinbeck Chapter 1 Quiz with Answer Key
What is the doctor's opinion of Kino and his people? How do you Know? The doctor actually seems to be repulsed at the idea of treating Coyotito Steinbeck uses the doctor who refuses to treat Coyotito as a symbol of the forces of A town is comparable to an animal.
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Click here to download. Click the link below to download the full The Pearl Study Guide pdf document, with all the topics. Discuss the various animal imagery that functions throughout the novel: the ants, the scorpion, the hissing snakes, the schools of fish, the oysters, the dogs, and the pearl buyers as octopuses, etc. How does Steinbeck characterize the doctor? How does he let the reader know that the white powder which the doctor administers to Coyotito is actually a poison which would kill the baby if the doctor did not return? Why are the pearl buyers referred to as "fatherly" and "benevolent"?