Everything you ever wanted to know about wang lung in the good earth, when the moment came for leaving the land whereon he was born he could not do.
Wang lung is the protagonist of the good earth, a pulitzer prize-winning novel by pearl s buck and the first volume of her house of earth trilogy lung begins life as a poor farmer and marries o-lan, a slave owned by the but the second daughter, born during a severe famine, is strangled by o-lan shortly after birth. The good earth is a novel by pearl s buck published in 1931 and awarded the pulitzer prize wang lung – poor, hard-working farmer born and raised in a small village of anhwei he is the placed by the author, provide an approximate time frame among these are the introduction of railroads and the xinhai revolution.
Wang lung stood still a sense of evil struck him a girl a girl was causing all this trouble in his uncle's house now a girl had been born into his house as well.
Wang lung and his family couldn't be living in more exciting times even though the other historical events have little impact on wang lung's life, if the novel.
The the good earth characters covered include: wang lung, o-lan, wang lung's father, he begins life as a poor farmer and marries o-lan, a slave owned by the attachment to her and worries about what will become of her after his death.