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The conflict in the story is between Kino and the pearl His wife Juana warns him that it is evil and should be thrown back into the ocean but he is too stubborn and greedy to do it When the book begins it is a calm soothing setting Kino is describing life and the wonderful song of the family Juana is preparing breakfast and making corncakes All this warmth changes as soon as Kino spots a scorpion near his son Coyotito The rising action begins when Coyotito gets bitten by a scorpion Kino tries to prevent the bite but unable to prevent it He feels helpless while Juana frantically sucks the poison out of the babys shoulder This event starts the major conflict in the story After being rejected by the greedy doctor Kino and Juana desperately attempt to save Coyotitos life and go searching for a peal in the ocean The end up finding the pearl of the world and their life completely changes Once people find out about the pearl the doctor cures the baby the priest wants a piece of the pearl and everyone wants to know them Someone even attacked Kino in his home because of the pearl This is an example of the rising action that helped set way for the climax The climax in the story is when Kino kills a man who attacks him for the pearl This starts complete travesty and Juana and Kino go out in hiding With his brothers assistance Kino and his family flee to the mountains They are hunted down by vicious trackers and fight to stay alive Falling action in the story is when the trackers and Kino fight In the midst of all this Coyotito is shot and killed Kino kills all the trackers and him and Juana set for their journey home The resolution of the story is when the baby dies The pearl was meant as a
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