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  • Call Of The Wild - 1,175 words
    Call Of The Wild The main character of the novel, The Call of the Wild, is a St. Bernard and Scotch Shepherd mix, named Buck. As I read the book, I found out that Buck can be very loyal and trustworthy to his master, if his master is loyal to him. Also, at times I found that Buck could turn into an enraged beast very easily. At home, which was a large house called Judge Miller's Place, in the sun kissed Santa Clara Valley in California, Buck ruled over all of the dogs that were there. Buck was Judge Miller's inseparable companion, until a man named Manuel, who was one the gardener's helpers, committed a treacherous act. In order to cover his Chinese lottery gambling debts, he stole Buck from ...
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  • Call Of The Wild - 402 words
    Call Of The Wild Call of the Wild Jack London's thrilling epic tale of adventure and bravery, through the eyes of a part St. Bernard, part German Shepherd named Buck. Our story opens with the author describing the lifestyle of this pampered dog on the premises of his master's home, Judge Miller, in the Santa Clara valley. John London describes a particular gold rush that transpired in 1897 and it was named the Klondike gold rush. Very early in the story line, Buck is kidnapped by Manuel, one of the gardener's helpers, who's major weakness was gambling. Buck was sold to two men named Francois and Perrault. Buck was shipped to Alaska to serve as a sled dog during the Klondike gold rush. One of ...
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  • Call Of The Wild By Jack London 1876 1916 - 1,843 words
    Call of the Wild by Jack London (1876 - 1916) Call of the Wild by Jack London (1876 - 1916) Type of Work: Adventure novel Setting Northland (Alaska); the goldrush of the 1890s Principal Characters Buck, a large, intelligent and well-bred dog Spitz, a cruel lead sled dog John Thornton, Buck's Northiand master Story Overveiw Buck, a huge four-year-old Scottish Shepherd-Saint Bernard cross-breed, lived a life of ease at Judge Miller's Santa Clara Valley estate. As the judge's loyal companion, working with his sons, and guarding his grandchildren, Buck ruled over all things - humans included. Combining his mother's intelligence with the size and strength of his father, Buck became the undisputed ...
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  • The Call Of The Wild - 622 words
    The Call of the Wild Dear Jake, I will be glad to tell you about a really great book I read lately. It is called Call of the Wild, by Jack London. It has 104 pages and is a fiction book. The Call of the Wild has a very interesting plot. It is centered around a St. Bernard and Scotch Shepard mix, named Buck. At home, which was a large house called Judge Millers Place, in the sun kissed Sanata Clara Valley, he ruled over all dogs. Buck was Judge Miller's inseperable companion, until a man named Manuel, who was the one of the gardener's helpers, commited a treacherous act. Manuel, to cover his Chinese lottery gambling debts, stole Buck from his sound sleep and brought him to a flag station call ...
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  • The Call Of The Wild: Summary - 929 words
    The Call Of The Wild: Summary William Smith Reading II By Jack Londen 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 he changed into. When we first met up with Buck, he lived in the Santa Clara Valley, on Judge Miller's property. He was the ruler of his domain, uncontested by any other l ...
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  • A Study Of Jack Londons Belief In Darwinism - 614 words
    A Study of Jack Londons Belief in Darwinism Jack London has a strong belief in Darwinism, survival of the fittest, during the late 1800s through the early 1900s, when he wrote. Throughout his writings, many characters display Londons belief in Darwinism. In the novel, The Call of the Wild, Jack Londons belief in the Darwinian Jungle 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 masters, other dogs, and the Yukon wilderness. As Buck travels from master to master throughout the course of the novel he learns, through trial and error, what behavior brings rewards, and that which ...
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  • Jack London - 1,059 words
    Jack London One is led to believe that if a person is an author, then that person would have the best education that is available to them. However, this is not the case for Jack London. He dropped out of school at the age of fourteen and explored San Francisco, stole oysters, worked for the government, went to Japan, and traveled around the United States by hitching rides on freight trains. This is just a list of the few things he did during the five-year period while he did not attend school. He then returned and finished high school at the age of nineteen to continue onto the University of California at Berkeley, only to quit after one semester. Yet, he is described by Howard Lacchtman, as ...
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  • Jack London - 688 words
    Jack London Jack London (1876-1916) was easily the most successful and best-known writer in America in the first decade of the 20th century. He is best known for his books, The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and The Sea-Wolf, and a few short stories, such as "To Build a Fire" and "The White Silence." He was a productive writer whose fiction traveled through three lands and their cultures such as the Yukon, California, and the South Pacific. His most famous writings included war, boxing stories, and the life of the Molokai lepers. "He was among the most influential people of his day, who understood how to use the media to market his self-created image of a once poor boy to now famous writer"(b ...
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  • Londons Stories - 1,903 words
    London`s Stories Three of Jack London's most famous stories were The Call of the Wild , White Fang and To Build a Fire. Though they are completely unrelated stories they have many similarities unfolded were also similar. Both animals started their lives out in a very normal fashion but then they were brought into a different environment and forced to change. In To Build a Fire the man is the one being forced to change, without success. The introduction of characters was also similar the way they were led through life not knowing what there purpose was until they met their final character and then figured out what they had to do. Three of Jack London's most famous stories were The Call of the ...
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  • Macbeth Vs Lord Of The Flies - 651 words
    Macbeth Vs. Lord Of The Flies Macbeth vs. Lord of the Flies The human being, according to evolution, has evolved from animals to become a superior animal form that has the ability to decipher right and wrong, have recognizable feelings, and at the same time have that animalistic characteristics wild beasts have. The authors of Macbeth and Lord of the Flies attempt to exhibit the idea that human beings are totally capable of acting like wild beast. The authors explain to us that different factors bring out our animal, or beast, instincts. Envy, fear, and jealousy are factors, which contribute to our regression as savages. Human beings thrive on competition, so, such factors can change the way ...
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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 - 1,010 words
    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 forty years writing fifty books, which would consist of novels, short story collections and notification works. He wrote the books wtih the adventure experiences that he had went through. He's most fa ...
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