From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Pearl

The Pearl


by John Steinbeck

The Pearl: Symbols True or False

1. What is the apex of Kino's dream? -> Pearl
2. Juana thinks the pearl is -> Fortunate
3. Kino's brother thinks the pearl has what in it? -> Ideas
4. The pearl begins with a -> Baby
5. What poisonous creature plays a part in the story? -> Scorpion