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Mercedes In The Call Of The Wild

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Mercedes is a very dramatic character in the novel Call of the Wild. She expresses her feelings in a very emotional way and certainly does not help the circumstances of Buck and the team. For example, three men advised Mercedes not to tote the tent onto the sled because it might be remarkably heavy for the sled-dogs. When she refused, Hal and Charles didn’t want to deal with it, so they put the last odds plus the tent on the top of the sky scraping load. From this, we can tell that she is extremely needy and everything must go her way in order for her to be satisfied. “She cried in general, and she cried in particular over each discarded thing.” In no doubt, Mercedes expects everyone to let her do whatever she wants. Furthermore, Mercedes whines
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