John Steinbeck's "The Pearl" Analytical Essay by alyson

John Steinbeck's "The Pearl"
This paper examines the social messages that can be learned from "The Pearl."
# 45290 | 1,470 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 07, 2003 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis)

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This paper proves the thesis that John Steinbeck uses "The Pearl" to ?brilliantly alert us to social and economic dangers and expose mankind?s...faults and failures?. This paper has references to the book "The Pearl", as well as two critics.

From the Paper:

"In the society where the villagers live most of them are very poor and do not have the money to take care of themselves or their family. The people in this society who have money feel that they are superior to the rest of the people living in the same village. One of the people that feel this way is the doctor. In this type of society, if people have money then they hold more power within the society. "

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