The Pearl

John Steinbeck's "The Pearl" unfolds the gripping tale of Kino and Juana, a couple who discover a pearl of great value, only to face the profound moral and societal challenges that come with sudden wealth. This novella weaves a cautionary tale about the dangers of greed, the corruption of innocence, and the enduring value of family, set against the backdrop of a small fishing community. With this topic pack, students can recreate and delve into the narrative's critical scenes, exploring the transformation of Kino and Juana's lives from humble beginnings to a tragic conclusion. Apply the keyword #The Pearl to access all content from this pack in the Comic Maker, allowing students to engage deeply with Steinbeck’s themes and characters.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Into Literature (6-12)