The Good Earth

What metaphors are used in The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck?

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Examples of metaphors:

"Do you think I have forgotten that you gave me that handful of beans?"

Red beans are symbolic of friendship.

".....and it seemed full of life between his fingers"

The land, or the earth..... is symbolic of life.


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