Coyotito is a main character. He is Kino and Juana’s first-born son who is stung by the scorpion and started the whole madness of the pearl. He is a baby and is not much of an inconvenience. He obeys his parents very well, when he cries, Juana gives him food and he is quite. Over all Coyotito is a character who is quite except when he cries and obedient.
5. The doctor is a minor character in the story. He is a very self-imposed man. The only reason he will not help Kino and his family is because Kino is not rich and the doctor only helps rich people. He also tricks Kino and Juana into believing there son was sick when he was not, the only reason his son was sick was because the doctor made him sick so Kino would pay the doctor for his services. The doctor is a sneaky man and nobody likes him.
The beggars outside of the church were minor characters. They saw what was going to happen to Kino.
The priest is a minor character. He told Kino he was going to be a great man so Kino would want to give up his money or some of it to help the church.
The trackers were minor characters, they hunted Kino so they could steal the pearl away and kill Kino.
The pearl buyers were minor characters, they tried to rip Kino off by telling him his pearl was valued at less than he thought, but the reality is that they were selfish and they wanted Kino to sell his pearl to them cheap so they can make all the money when they sell it to someone else.
Apolonia is a minor character too; she is Juan Tomas’s wife. When she hears about kinos house being on fire she is sad and uses her best shawl to mourn on. What a friend.
- The beach is a setting in the story that is used most often. John Steinbeck uses this place to illustrate that Kino is poor because he has a brush house on the beach, and the beach describes kinos job as a fisherman or pearl diver. If the beach was never of mentioned in the story kino would never of found the pearl that started this story in the first place.
The town is a large place that kino went to so he could get help from the doctor and to sell his pearl. The town lays on a broad estuary with old yellow plastered buildings. It has a diversity of people in the categories of rich and poor with beggars and buyers.
The mountains in the story is a setting in wicth kino and his family flee to when the trackers are hot on there trail. There are open caves to hide in, so kino decideds to take advantage to that opportunity and hides in one. In between the mountains is a valley were it is not hard to be spoted so nobody can really run from someone and expect them not to find you, so hiding on the cave was kinos best bet.
6. 1. kino wakes up in the morning to find his son in danger of his life because a scorpion was dangling on his hanging box. Kino then tries to kill the scorpion but misses and acedentaly flicks the spider to land on the baby, Coyotito, and the scorpion stings Coyotito.