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Describe the marriage of Kino and Juana in The Pearl.

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At the start of this incredible novella, it is clear that Kino and Juana enjoy a very close and intimate marriage. Note, for example, the description we are given of the family unity which they enjoy, in spite of their poverty and need:

Juana sang softly an ancient song that had only three notes and yet endless variety of...

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Kino and Juana did not get married in the church as Kino expressed his first desire to get married in the church, but they enjoy their life and they were deeply in love.