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CliffsNotes on Buck's The Good Earth

Cliffsnotes Literature Guides

Paperback Published: 1st November 1974
ISBN: 9780822005353
Number Of Pages: 64

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. <p> <i>CliffsNotes on The Good Earth</i> explores author <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Pearl</st1:City></st1:place> S. Buck&#8217;s insight into the lives of the Chinese people, particularly the peasant population. <p> Following the story of a Chinese farmer who represents the universal cultivator &#8211; one who knows that his riches and security come from the good earth itself, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each chapter within the novel.&#160; Other features that help you figure out this important work include <ul type="disc"> <li>Personal background on the author <li>Introduction to and synopsis of the book <li>In-depth character analyses for the two principal figures, Wang Lung and wife O-Lan <li>Critical essays on the Chinese practices of foot binding and concubinage <li>Review section that features interactive questions and suggested essay topics </ul> <p> Classic literature or modern-day treasure &#8212; you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Life and Background.

Introduction.

List of Characters.

Critical Commentaries.

Character Analyses.

The Chinese Custom of Foot-Binding.

Lotus Flower and Concubinage.

Review Questions.

Selected Bibliography.

The Good Earth Genealogy.

ISBN: 9780822005353
ISBN-10: 0822005352
Series: Cliffsnotes Literature Guides
Audience: Adult Education
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 1st November 1974
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 13.3  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.07