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Coyotito was Kino and Juana's son. He symbolized family and represented Kino's biggest loss.
Juana was the wife of Kino and mother of Coyotito. She proudly supported her husband but believed that the pearl was evil.
Instead of the traditional caring doctor, the doctor represented greed and insincerity. He called Kino and his family "animals" out of bias, but pretended to be nice to get the pearl.
Kino, the main character, was a responsible father and husband who just wanted the best for his family.
The pearl buyers tried to buy the pearl from Kino for much less than it was worth.
Kino lived in a small town with his family. He would go fishing for pearls in the ocean.
The thieves brought greed into the story and also injury. Kino got cut when a thief tries to steal the pearl from his house.
The priest heard about Kino finding the Pearl of the World and wanted it for repairs for the church.
Even good desires in life can lead to great disaster.
The music in Kino's head symbolizes his concience.
The Pearl of the World symbolized wealth and status in the beginning but evil in the end. People see what they wanted to see in it.
The canoe was passed down from generation to generation in Kino's family symbolizing ancestry.
Kino killed one man with his knife and took the rifle, killing the other two men to prevent them from taking the pearl.