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Essay Grade: 78%
The Good Earth: Filial Piety: a Curse, or a Blessing?
2,200 words, approx. 7 pages
In Pearl Buck's novel, The Good Earth, she implies that pre-Revolutionary Chinese people feel obligations: to treat their elders' wants as preeminent priorities, to use capital punishment to discipline their children, and to allow their elders to select their spouses and careers for them.
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Essay Grade: 83%
The Roles of Women in the Good Earth
1,621 words, approx. 5 pages
Even for Pearl. S. Buck's pre-Revolutionary Chinese of "The Good Earth",Chinese women of the pre-Revolutionary Era are destined for prejudice since birth. While the arrival of a male infant is met with much pomp and celebration, the arrival of a female one is grossly overlooked and considered as burdensome.
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Essay Grade: 96%
Is Wang Lung a Good Man?
1,439 words, approx. 5 pages
In The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck portrayed Wang Lung as a reflection of one of many Chinese men during that period of change, who considers land as everything needed to sustain lives.
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Essay Grade: 90%
Immorality Vs. Humanity
1,399 words, approx. 5 pages
Essay refers to the book "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck and describes how the character of Wang Lung was a good man even though he conducted some horrible things.
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Essay Grade: 92%
The Good Earth
1,351 words, approx. 5 pages
Essay shows what the work "The Good Earth" reveals about the social, economic, or psychological operations of a patriarchy.
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Essay Grade: 78%
The Main Dilemma in "the Good Earth"
1,238 words, approx. 4 pages
"The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck
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Essay Grade: 92%
Wang Lung's Characterstics in The Good Earth
1,193 words, approx. 4 pages
A character portrait of Wang Lung, the dynamic, "round" main character in the story The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck.
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Essay Grade: 91%
The Good Earth (based mostly on the movie)
1,190 words, approx. 4 pages
This is based on the movie(book) The Good Earth. It is about the plight of the peasant and it describes how the plight of the peasant comes alive in The Good Earth. If you are wondering why this essay is so horribly written...nevermind, but please give corrections and advice if you can.
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Essay Grade: 86%
The Braid, Silver Raindrops, and Pearls
1,111 words, approx. 4 pages
Set in pre-revolutionary China, Pearl S. Buck's The Good Earth portrays a man, Wang Lung and his family who go through many tumultuous times but pull through it together. We learn of this man's morals and values, and also of the life of a man during pre-revolutionary China.
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Essay Grade: 88%
The Good Earth, Change Always Comes
1,093 words, approx. 4 pages
Analyzes "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck. Describes major events which take place in the life of main character Wang Lung. Explores the major theme in the novel, how the decisions we make have lasting consequences.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Wang Lung: A Man with a Passion
732 words, approx. 2 pages
This essay is about the main character, Wang Lung, and how his personality changes throughout the book "The Good Earth." It shows his virtues, strengths and weaknesses.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Moral Themes in "The Good Earth"
724 words, approx. 2 pages
Pearl S. Buck's "The Good Earth" has themes of morality that are relevant to students today. The novel addresses the false allure of riches and how never being content causes emptiness in our lives.
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Essay Grade: 87%
Meaning of a Family in "The Good Earth"
700 words, approx. 2 pages
It is an essay about the ideology of a family in China represented in the book "the Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck.
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Essay Grade: 86%
The Good Earth: Enlightenment of Conflict
647 words, approx. 2 pages
Analyzes conflict in Pearl S. Buck's The Good Earth. Explores how the conflict contributes to character development in the novel.
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Essay Grade: 92%
The Good Earth
605 words, approx. 2 pages
An Analysis of the novel "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck. Also describes how Wang Lung's uncle served as a very significant conflict in this story.
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Essay Grade: 92%
Lotus and O-lan in "The Good Earth"
595 words, approx. 2 pages
The women characters of Lotus and O-lan would appear to have opposite personalities in "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck. A description of both of the woman, who despite their different lifestyles both want the same thing out of life.
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Essay Grade: 83%
The Good Earth: First 10%
576 words, approx. 2 pages
Pearl S. Buck's second novel accentuates personalities and physical appearances, setting and conflict to develop its plot. The apparent conflict within the introduction of the story is simply Wang Lung, and his family's struggle to survive in the impoverished area in which they live, and the numerous struggles they encounter.
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Essay Grade: 88%
Pearl S. Buck and the Role of Weather in Chinese Culture
532 words, approx. 2 pages
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.
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Essay Grade: 86%
The Good Earth: An Analysis of Wang Lung
510 words, approx. 2 pages
Discusses "The Good Earth," a novel by Pearl S. Buck. Provides a character analysis of Wang Lung. Considers if he was a good man.
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Essay Grade: 78%
Wang Lung's Change in Character
456 words, approx. 2 pages
Discusses the novel, The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck. Analyzes the character of Wang Lung. Describes how his character evolves in the story and how those changes affect the plot.

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