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  • Few Days In His New Life Conrad
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    The Resurrection As Conrad begins to drift off he begins to envision the awful day of his brothers death. It was just like he was there all over again everything was so real. The dream covered every aspect of the horrifying event, but this time the end was a new beginning. As Buck released himself from the boat and drew closer and closer to the forever darkness of death Conrad froze as he did before. Once Buck had left the known world the same thoughts that plague him Conrad in reality started a...
  • Devolution Of Buck In Life
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    The Devolution of Buck In life there is two ways to go, forward and backward. Advancing is often referred to evolution. Devolution is the term used to describe regression. Jack London's Call Of the Wild discuses the later. It takes place in the harsh environment of Alaska and the Yukon. The novel depicts the gold rush era, a time when many animals and humans came to place were they did not belong. The lead character buck is one of them. He is a perfect example of devolution. Buck begins his devo...
  • Magnificent Lone Dog Buck
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    Jack London's The Call of the Wild displays the harsh realities of life for sled dogs in the Klondike during the gold rush by conveying the aspect through the main character Buck. The story is about "the magnificent lone dog Buck, king of the Alaskan wilderness" ("Jack London", Cyclopedia of World Authors, p. 1091) who had to adapt to the new environment that he was placed in. In the Cyclopedia of World Authors it is stated that the story is "characterized by color, vigor, and brutal directness"...
  • 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 With His Great Determination
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    The Call of the Wild: A Tale of Survival Buck is an extraordinary character in an extraordinary narrative, The Call of the Wild, written by Jack London. Buck is an active and proud dog who walks around in a noble fashion. He lives in a big house owned by a judge and has enjoyed an aristocratic lifestyle for five years. In fact, "Buck ruled" (London 1) over the entire household, for he is "king - king over all creeping, crawling, flying things of the Judge's place. London describes him as a "stat...
  • London's Depiction Of Buck's Struggle
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    A Study of Jack London's Belief in Darwinism Jack London has a strong belief in Darwinism, survival of the fittest, during the late 1800's through the early 1900's, when he wrote. Throughout his writings, many characters display London's belief in Darwinism. In the novel, The Call of the Wild, Jack London's belief in social darwinism is portrayed by animals interacting with humans, each other, and the environment. This can be shown through Buck, a house dog turned sled dog, interacting with his ...

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