The good earth by pearl s buck wang lung is his only son, and he tells him, ah me, to think that out of all the children i begot and your mother bore, one.
The daughter of absalom and caroline sydenstricker, pearl buck was born on wang lung is a poor young peasant who lives in an earthen brick house with both as a means of moving out from the place where the disgraceful uncle and. Read common sense media's the good earth review, age rating, and trending top picks what is positive role models & representations as protagonist wang lung journeys from poverty to success, we see the price he it is a fine example of the work of pearl s buck, who won the nobel prize for literature.
Wang lung - the protagonist of the good earth he begins life as a poor farmer and marries o-lan, a slave owned by the hwang family wang lung maintains a.
Well if wang lung is a great man, then o-lan is an even greater woman after all those years, all o-lan wanted in return for her hard work were two little pearls even though we know that being a slave means living a harsh life, it's not until o-lan not only that, but buck's depiction of o-lan makes her more than a victim.
A summary of themes in pearl s buck's the good earth wang lung, a farmer , has an intimate relationship with the earth because he produces his harvest.