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Coyotito's Argumentative Essay

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On the shores of the estuary, a set of blue and white canoes sits in the sand. Colorful Crabs and lobsters poke out from their holes, and algae and sea horses drift aimlessly in the deep blue of the gulf.. Kino and Juana walk down the yellow beach of the gulf, with a sense of urgency. to Kino’s canoe.Kino went to go search for pearls, desperately hoping to find a pearl that’s enough to persuade the doctor to treat the poison that threatens Coyotito’s life.Although the morning was young and beautiful, there was tension in the air.Coyotito’s life depended on whether they could find a pearl or not.The canoe, an old, time worn family heirloom passed down to Kino from his grandfather, is Kino’s only source of sustenance in the world.Kino and Juana slid the canoe down the beach to the water, and when the bow floated, Juana climbed in, while Kino pushed the stern in and waded beside it until it floated lightly and trembled on the little breaking waves in the oily water of the gulf. Kino lays his blanket in its bow. Juana rests Coyotito upon the blanket and places her shawl over him to protect him from the harsh,unrelenting sun of the gulf. She then wades into the water and collects some seaweed, which she…show more content…
After halfheartedly pawing at a smaller one, eagerness overcomes him, and Juana softly urges him to open the prize catch.Expertly cutting into the edge of the shell Kino cuts the shell open to reveal the biggest pearl that they have ever seen.The sun of the gulf reflected off the perfect surface of the pearl.Her eyes nearly as wide as the pearl, Juana shrieks “Kino” shrilly,in astonishment to find that Coyotito’s wound has improved in the presence of the great pearl. Kino, overcome with emotion, tenses his entire body and lets out a resounding,guttural roar. Startled by this unexpected display, the other canoes quickly race toward Kino and Juana to uncover the source of the
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