Wang Lung Morality

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Despite the novel being set in a time period that happened long ago, I believe we still have a lot of relatable experiences with Wang Lung. He is someone with good morals, but from time to time he will do something immoral for personal satisfaction like when he took the gold from the man in the rich house in the south. Page 137 states, “And the fat man rose to his knees, sobbing and gibbering and feeling for the pocket of the robe, and he brought forth his yellow hands dripping with gold, and Wang Lung held out the end of his coat and received it”. I think it's almost part of human nature to do something that isn't quite morally acceptable for one's own pleasure, because nobody is perfect and it is easy to be led into temptation. Also Wang

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