Read the first two chapters of The Pearl by John Steinbeck (http://www.mrlocke.net/EnglishOne/Novel/Pearl/Chapter1.htm) < Online Version
Use my supplied Reader’s Journal and Questions to compose the synthesis paper.
What is the narrative perspective of the novel? Do you think you can trust the narrator (not the author – remember the narrator and the author are different) to give you an honest account of what is happening? If not, how does that affect the way you approach the novel? Is the narrator relatable or not? What do you think this is? How might this affect the character as a person?