The Pearl

by: John Steinbeck

Context Quiz

Further study Context Quiz

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After a series of critical failures, which 1935 collection of stories published in marked Steinbeck’s first major success?

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Steinbeck’s most successful works were derived from his real-life experiences as a manual laborer in which state?

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In what magazine was The Pearl originally published, under the title The Pearl of the World?

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The visually evocative style of The Pearl reflects the fact that Steinbeck originally conceived it as ___.

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The Pearl echoes the traditional style of a moral parable, with clear roots in a story from which holy text?