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  • Cause Of The Logger's Death
    441 words
    Jack London uses the devices of plot, setting, and characterization in this short story "To Build A Fire" to convey his message that humans need to be social. London sets an average, middle-aged logger in a deserted Yukon trail during a wintry season. The temperature is seventy-five degrees below zero and the logger and his husky are traveling towards Henderson Creek, about ten miles away, where the logger's companions are located. London places the man in this Yukon environment to symbolize tha...
  • Exhibit On Jack London And George Washington
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    On Thursday afternoon, I went to Huntington Library with Thao and Jane. When we arrived at the library we found that there was exhibits on Jack London and George Washington. We bought the entry ticket, which was green, and went into the library. We started in the first exhibit on our right hand side. It was the exhibit on Jack London and George Washington. We started with Jack London first. Jack London was a famous writer as well as a adventurer. Throughout his life time, he had spent his short ...
  • Jack The Ripper
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    Jack the Ripper Jack the Ripper was one of the most famous and renowned killers in history. Even though he was not the first serial killer, he was the first killer to strike on a metropolis setting. Jack the Ripper was in his prime at a time when the media had a strong control over society and society had as a whole was becoming much more literate. Jack started his killing campaign at a time of political controversy between the liberals and social reformers along with the Irish Home rule partisa...
  • Buck A Symbol
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    In Jack London's book, The Call of the Wild, he symbolizes many things in the book. Buck, gold sacks, Mercedes, and others are looked on as symbolic. In this essay, you will find out what these items symbolize. The main character in the book is Buck, a half St. Bernard, half Scotch shepherd dog. In the story, he is betrayed by someone he trusts and is thrown into a harsh world. A world where you must work or be discarded. He adapts to the harsh environment, and soon enough becomes the leader of ...
  • Jack London's Daring Life
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    Jack London was a prolific writer, one of the most widely read American writers of the early 20th century. During his short life, he wrote fifty books, plus many articles and short stories. Besides being one of the most widely read authors, he was also the highest-paid. However, Jack London did not spend all of his time writing. Besides being an author, he also was a gold prospector, a homeless, a pirate, a sailor, and a factory worker. London was determined to live an adventurous life: I would ...
  • Red One Jack London
    722 words
    The Red One Jack London was one of America's greatest authors. His works were of tales from the unexplored savage lands of the Klondike to the cannibal infested Philippine Island chain of the vast Pacific, and even the far reaches of space and time. Jack London himself was a pioneer of the unexplored savage frontier. London wrote about this unknown frontier with a cunning sense of adventure and enthrallment. 'He keeps the reader on tenter enters books by withholding facts in a way that makes him...
  • Call Of Jack London During A Time
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    The Call Of Jack London During a time when man had gold fever, and philosophical views plagued the minds of many, one man took these views and turned them into great outdoor adventures. John "Jack" Griffith London, a twentieth century author, wrote The Call of the Wild, other novels, and short stories that depict the philosophical views of the time and added adventure to them by using his own life experiences that carried thousands of men including himself to the Klondike in search of gold. In W...
  • Son Of The Wolf And White Fang
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    William Parker Professor Holt English 12230 March 2005 Jack London The idea of peaceful rebellion through nature is the basis for many books. Kipling was one of the first one to do it through many of his novels, but Jack London got a lot deeper into that concept. He was born in 1876 in San Francisco, an illegitimate child born to a single woman, but his mother did marry a man named John London, and named her son John London. This family moved a lot, but ended up in San Francisco again where John...
  • London's Dream House
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    Jack London fought his way up out of the factories and waterfront dives of West Oakland to become the highest paid, most popular novelist and short story writer of his day. He wrote passionately and prolifically about the great questions of life and death, the struggle to survive with dignity and integrity, and he wove these elemental ideas into stories of high adventure based on his own firsthand experiences at sea, or in Alaska, or in the fields and factories of California. As a result, his wr...
  • Known As Jack London
    852 words
    The Beliefs of Jack London There were many magnificent writers who lived during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. One of the most magnificent was John Griffith Chaney, better known as Jack London. He was among the most influential figures of his day (Stasz), and one of the most attractive and romantic figures of his time (Wissdorf 3). However, this success was not handed to him on a silver platter. Jack London ascribed his literary success largely to hard work- to dig, as he put...
  • Young Jack London
    643 words
    Jack London is a novelist, journalist, story and essay writer. Jack London was truely an amazing individual. Even though he was born into an unstable family. He was an intelligent and prolific writer. Jack London changed literature forever. He is the starting point for many remarkable writer throughout history. Jack London was born on January 12th 1876 (Tennent 1). His mother, Flora Wellman married John London and moved to Oakland California (Dyer 24). Jack began elementary school in 1882 in Ala...
  • Jack London's Own Life
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    Biography on Jack London The Sea-Wolf a superlative book written by someone who was raised from the slums of San Francisco and a once boat pirate. Who could have had such a harsh and interesting life? Jack London, born in the year 1876 in the slums and ghettos of San Francisco, was forced to leave school after 8th grade by poverty. He spent the rest of his teenage years as an oyster gatherer, fisherman, explorer of the great north as well as a pirate, a seaman, a Yukon prospector, and a tramp. (...

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