Lung's Son Literary Analysis

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Unlike past generations, Lung’s sons do not fully understand the true importance of the land. Growing up, Lung was forced to tend the land day in and day out. He depended on the earth everyday. His house was made out of the earth. The earth provided the structure for his gods. When him and the family were experienced the famine, the earth filled their rattling stomachs. But when Lung’s son grew up they never cared about the earth. The sons thought of it just as dirt and not gold like Lung did. They never were forced to work him the fields like their father. The very last paragraphs in the book, when Lung is dying he sons are talking about what they are going to do with all of their father’s land after he is dead. They both agreed that they
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