How Did Coyotito And Juana Suffer

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In the book, The Pearl, Kino and Juana suffer pain and hardship. Oppression and social class as well as wealth and possessions hurt them, but overall the small family was just trying to survive, in this cruel evil world. The human struggle for survival is so tough it’s amazing we make it through. Kino is just trying to survive; after all when Kino found the pearl he just wanted a better life for Coyotito and Juana. Kino was struggling against society and to do that he had to do some pretty awful things, he was trying so hard that even killed a man. Kino being big and burly he had to defend his family. “He had said, “I am a man,” and that meant certain things to Juana. It meant that he was half insane and half god.” Poor Kino means well but his wishes don’t turn out right. Juana is more level headed she knows this can either go right or terribly wrong. Not playing it safe hurts her and her baby boy Coyotito; the poor innocent child gets killed.…show more content…
They were driving Kino crazy with the price of the pearl, which drove him to go insane and search for a better price at the Capitol. This series of events caused him to kill a man, have his son killed, and throw away the pearl of the world. Nobody can be held accountable for what happened, but no one can say that they aren’t guilty. Every character in the book did something wrong, Juana let Kino go, the townspeople were cruel to the villagers, and the doctor practically was the reason the two found the pearl. Many people were just trying to benefit from the pearl, “For it is said that humans are never satisfied, that you give them one thing and they want something more.” Lots of people want to have the most, to be the best, but the thing is when we reach this state of perfection all we want is more. Kino and Juana were happy with their lives but they decided that they needed more to be happy this drove them over the

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