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The Pearl

The Pearl


by John Steinbeck

The Pearl: Diamonds are Forever Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Pearl? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Whose speech is "holier than thou"?

Q. What could you say after seeing the doctor's house?

No one pays him
He clearly treats the indigent
He has made his medical degree pay off in an over-the-top way
Obamacare has really changed the lives of doctors
Q. The doctor's servant refuses to speak in which language?

Middle English
Q. The language of the natives is

Like a 5-year-old on drums
Q. What is the irony of Kino's name?

He is named for a killer whale; yet, he doesn't swim
He is named for a missionary; yet, he is the victim of colonization
He is named for a rabbi; yet, he isn't Jewish
The translation for Kino is pearl