The Good Earth

Does Wang Lung have similar molars to the Old Lord of House of Hwang at the end of Ch. 27 or no? If yes, why? if no why and who does he have morals like?

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Definitely there are similarities between Wang Lung the patriarch of the House of Hwang. The Old Lord embodies the negative qualities of the rich: their luxuriant and unsustainable lifestyles, as well as their lust for women. Wang Lung is becoming like him. He begins to despise the poor even though he was once a poor peasant himself. He surrounds himself with luxury and I'm pretty sure he doesn't deny himself sexual pleasures. Still I think Wang Lung has a connection with the land that the Old Lord had lost.