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Pearl S. Buck and the Role of Weather in Chinese Culture

Summary: Weather determines the fate of human lives in Pearl S. Buck's The Good Earth. Chinese culture holds that the gods control the fate of the people of the land. Wang Lung and his family, as farmers, depend on the outcome of their harvest which in turn is controlled by the unpredictable elements.
The book The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck, shows great examples of how the role of the weather determines the fate of the lives of people. In the book the weather controls the lives of Wang Lung and his family and other farmers in the area. The values that Wang Lung has for his land is extremely high. Chinese culture is based on the idea that the gods control the fate of the people of the land. Therefore whatever the weather and the outcomes are, it was because the gods wanted it that way. Weather could have either a good effect or bad effect in the fate of people's lives. Wang's life depended on the outcome of his harvest from the earth.

The weather can affect Wang Lung in many ways, either in a positive or negative way...

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