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  • Thorton And Buck
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    Call of the Wild Where did man come from? Scientists thought they had answered this simple yet complex question through Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. According to him, living organisms evolved due to constant changing. Organisms which gained an edge would reign, while those without would die. Jack London's books during the late 1800's animated this theory through the use of wild animals in a struggle for survival. In fact, many prove that to survive a species 'must' have an edge. In Lond...
  • Buck Into The Inferior Dog
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    Title: The Call of the Wild Author: Jack London Type of book: Fiction Date Completed: September 12, 2001 Summary: The novel, The Call of the Wild, follows a four-year-old mixed Saint Bernard and Scottish shepherd, named Buck. In the beginning of the story, Buck lives in the home of Judge Miller, located at Santa Clara Valley, California. In Santa Clara, Buck lives a luxurious life. At the time of the story, gold is discovered in the North. With this discovery, the value of large dogs like Buck e...
  • Buck Attacks
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    The Call of the Wild, on the surface, is a story about Buck, a four- year old dog that is part Shepherd and part St. Bernard. More importantly, it is a naturalistic tale about the survival of the fittest in nature. Throughout the novel, Buck proves that he is fit and can endure the law of the club, the law of the fang, and the laws of nature. Buck had been raised in California, on the ranch of Judge Miller. There he had the run of the place and was loved and pampered by all. Unfortunately, one o...
  • Buck Into The Best Dog
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    Call of the Wild: Character Sketch - Buck Throughout the novel The Call of the Wild, we follow a dog named Buck through his journey through the Klondike. We experience a transformation in him, as he adapts to the cold, harsh land where he is forced to toil in the snow, just to help men find a shiny metal. Buck seems to almost transform into a different dog by the end of the book. In this essay, I will go over what Buck was like, how and why he was forced to adapt to his new environment, and what...
  • Buck's Relaxed Life
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    The Call of the Wild The Call of the Wild, by Jack London, is a classic piece of American literature. The novel follows the life of a dog named Buck as his world changes and in turn forces him to become an entirely new dog. Cruel circumstances require Buck to lose his carefree attitude and somewhat peaceful outlook on life. Love then enters his life and causes him to see life through new eyes. In the end, however, he must choose between the master he loves or the wildness he belongs in. The nove...
  • Buck His Place In The Dog Team
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    The Call Of The Wild – The The Call Of The Wild – The Effects Of Buck's Environment Bearing in mind the fact that Buck's life would not have substantially changed if he wasn't kidnapped and thrown into a world of turmoil, how can anyone deny that Buck's environment affected him? Before, in the sun-kissed Santa Clara Valley, Buck led a sheltered life of a ranch dog who is loved by everyone. In contrast, as he pull loads around the Yukon Territory in the traces of a sled dog, Buck must...

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