The Good Earth

Why was Wang Lung happy that the nephew’s woman had a girl?

Book Title: "The Good Earth"....Chapter 32

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Wang Lung was happy because the fact that the slave girl bore a girl child meant that she's only bore another slave. A boy child would have been a different matter.

"... but being a girl it was only slave bearing slave, and she was no more than before."


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