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Theme The main idea of this story is definitely bad luck Kino and his family are poor but they have somewhat decent health However when Coyotito gets sick and the Pearl is found that all changes What this book is trying to say is that money is not everything in life And in some cases it brings bad luck Money can also bring greed as in the doctors caseSetting This story takes place in a small village somewhere near the sea The inhabitants of this village are predominantly poor Indians who have very small living quarters There is also a higher class area of this village where the doctor lives However that area is secluded from the area in which the Indians live in Conflict and Resolution There was one main conflict in this story for Kino and his family It was when Coyotito was bitten by the scorpion Kino find a pearl to pay for Coyotitos treatment with To make a long story short Coyotito is eventually killed just because they have the pearleven though he was killed by accident Plot The book all started out when Coyotito was bitten by a scorpion To cure the bite Coyotito is taken to the doctors office The doctor refuses to treat baby Coyotito just because Kino does not have any money To pay for the treatment Kino goes out looking for a pearl to sell and pay the doctor with After hours of looking Kino finds a pearl the size of a sea gulls egg Word of this find quickly spread through town and eventually made its way to the doctor The doctor suddenly changed his mind about treating Coyotito He examined Coyotito but instead of giving him medicine to feel better he gave him poison The doctor also acted as though he had never heard anything about the finding of the
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