The Good Earth is set in rural China prior to World War I. Conduct research on the cultural norms for this setting and develop a presentation comparing your own culture with that from the novel.
Using the narrative of The Good Earth as a guide, create a map of the different settings that Wang Lung encounters during his journeys in the novel.
Look in your local newspaper or archives for an article that involves some aspect of the novel and bring it to class. You will present it in front of the class and explain how it relates to the novel.
Write an obituary for a character from the novel. What attributes would this character be remembered for?
Develop a cover for the novel The Good Earth. Incorporate into your work major themes, settings, and/or characters from the book...
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