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Give 2 examples of foreshadowing in The Pearl from John Steinbeck??

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linetteg | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 6, 2012 at 8:36 AM via web

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Give 2 examples of foreshadowing in The Pearl from John Steinbeck?

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted March 6, 2012 at 8:48 AM (Answer #2)

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The first line of the story tells you that it is a story of how the pearl was found and lost again, so you know right away that Kino does not keep the pearl, but you do not know how.  We are also told that the story is a parable, which tells us that someone learns a lesson.

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