Call Of The Wild Themes

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The Call of the Wild Theme Analysis “Buck stood and looked on, the successful champion, the dominant primordial beast who had made his kill and found it good.”(London 43) In the novel The Call of the Wild by Jack London. It tells a story of a domesticated dog who turns into a different dog within the blink in the eye with many different masters. The dog named Buck gets captured by a gardener and taken to the wild London starts the story in Santa Clara California and Buck gets kidnapped and taken to the Yukon, the Yukon has very harsh climates and cold temperatures that Buck isn’t used to. In the novel Jack London has Buck go through several hardships and experiences. Jack London shows the theme of Survival of the Fittest and who is fit to survive. …show more content…

When they first get to the Yukon the dogs already dislike each other, as Buck walks out into the wild he sees wolves fighting a dog that Buck had seen on the way to the Yukon, it was Curly who was knocked down. “ But she lay there limp and lifeless in the bloody, trampled snow, almost literally torn to pieces, the swart half breed standing over her and cursing horribly.” (London 17)In this part of the book you can see that Curly was not fit to survive. Those dogs were stronger and Curly was innocent. From that day on Buck and the other dogs knew if they got knocked down in a fight they were down for, just as Curly

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