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One must not be greed
THE DOCTOR - at first,he does not want to give a treatment to coyotito because he knows Kino will not be able to pay him. - after the discovery of the pearl of the world,the doctor suddenly becomes concerned about Coyotito. KINO -he wants so much from the sale of the pearl.
The importance of the family unit - Kino looking at his baby and wife when he first
awakes ; Kino awares of his wife’s routine even though he only hears the sounds and does not see her. - they go pearl-fishing ; Juana refuses to leave Kino when he suggests that she goes to the closest town while he tries to mislead trackers. - Kino also maintains close ties with his brother,Juan Thomas.
Objection with objects of a material nature - Kino becomes obsessed with the pearl as he sees it as a way
out of poverty. - He ignores Juana’s pleas to get rid of it and puts the family in danger.
False appearances - when the pearl is first discovered,it provides a vision of a
bright future for Kino but later it shows all the negative and dark side of things. - many people of La Paz such as the priest,the doctor and the pearl buyers are deceitful.
Honour and respect
- for Kino and the pearl fishers,the canoe is their means of survival. - when he finds his canoe damaged,Kino feels great sorrow and rage that someone could do such a thing.
- the people of Spanish descent who live in the town treat the Mexican-Indians like animals.