Since the main character is a dog the book is sometimes mistaken for a children's literature book. Even though it has a semi-dark and scary tone. As I mentioned before Buck is stolen from his home in the southland and brought to a team of mushing dogs. The surroundings are completely different and he is
In the story of the Call of the Wild there was this dog named Buck. He was a powerful and a civilized dog. He was with his owner named Judge Miller. Buck was living a good life. Until buck was kidnapped by a gardener. He has sold Buck to the dog traders to train Buck to be a sled dog. Buck was beaten and shipped north to the
Buck started as a pampered large house dog was stolen and he was forced to adapt to the cold Alaskan conditions. Bucks environment has changed from the beginning of the book he has lived in warm Santa Clara valley California but he must adapt to these cool harsh icy conditions of Alaska“Buck lived at a big house in the sun-kissed Santa Clara Valley” (London 21). Judge Miller 's place, it was called” (London 21) Buck used to live in sunny California and lived with a rich family and occasionally went hunting with his owner... But now he has gone to Alaska where it 's a cold barren and unforgiving landscape where he must adapt to survive "This first theft marked Buck as fit to survive in the hostile Northland environment. It marked his adaptability, his capacity to adjust himself to
Buck’s owner had died and he visited the sight of his death before living on as a wolf, “but every year he returns to the place Thornton died, to mourn his master before returning to his life in the wild”. Everyone has lost someone in their lives. It’s just a part of life, just how Buck treats it like a real human being, but then goes back to his life as a wolf. Buck also overcomes the adversity of the abusive owners. Buck tries to fight the owners off but gets suffocated,”Then the rope tightened mercilessly, while Buck struggled in a fury, his tongue lolling out of his mouth”. Buck is overcoming the harsh and abusive conditions of these owners. We go through times in our lives that are tough like Buck. Some say that the abusive manner towards the dogs is too much. But, it shows how much Buck has changed through the book, how he has become stronger, and how we treat dogs
In the story The Call of the Wild, a dog named Buck gets taken by his owners gardener and gets sold to a gold miner in the Yukon where at home his was the leader and ruler,
As Buck rushed into the clearing, he saw the Yeehat Indians dancing around the chief who was about to kill John and his friends. Buck jumped on the chief and ripped open his throat. As the rest of the Indians scattered into the forest, Buck ran to John Thornton and licks his face. John is more than happy to see him and cries happy tears while hugging and petting Buck. “You are such a good dog. You saved my life! ” After that, they go back to the camp and stay there for a few days. On the fifth day of being at the camp, while john is sleeping, Buck goes off into the woods. He starts running and sees the wolf he was walking with once. They run together for a while, and while they' re running, Buck feels the call of the wild stronger than ever.
The story line set during the Yukon Klondike Gold Rush, at this people are searching for big and strong dogs like Buck. In the Call of Wild Buck goes through a lot of changes. He goes from being a domestic dog who is fed and taken care of to becoming a dog of the wild who has to adapt and learn how to survive.He was so used to being in charge where he was that he expect to be in charge at all time.He soon realizes when he gets to camp that all changes.
Ever heard of a dog gone wild in the wilderness? Well Buck is one. In the book The Call of the Wild by Jack London, Buck was peacefully living on an estate in Santa Clara Valley, California, until he was kidnapped and trained and sold through several people. Then he made it to the Northland with some other dogs and joined a sled dog team. Buck was slowly retrogressing. He eventually killed the leader of the team but then he was sold again and delivered mail, then he was sold AGAIN to some stupid Americans that died along the way while trying to find gold. Finally a man named John Thornton saved Buck from death and they became best friends and there was true love between them. He killed many animals along the way. John had died from a rain of arrows and now that John was dead…...there was nothing holding him back to the call of the wild. Several times in the book Survival of the Fittest is a common theme that happens.
He went from being pampered to a well disciplined dog then as he becomes a work dog he becomes aggressive, leading to a fight for leadership. Finally Buck becomes attached and loved by John Thornton, but he faces an ultimate conflict with himself, whether to become wild or not.
Buck, a dog from california, is stolen away to the cold and unforgiving wilds of the Klondike. Buck moves from owner to owner throughout the book as he serves as a sled dog shuttling people from place to place. Buck learns the lessons of growing up and being able to take charge of one’s destiny. Cummulating in him joining up with a wolfpack and finally answering the call of the wild.
In the Call of The Wild a dog named Buck goes through a few owners before joining a wolf pack. The theme in The Call of The Wild is the way you treat animals is the way they will react to you because Buck’s owners treated him differently therefore he responded to them differently.
John Thornton was one of the most important characters of this book.If it weren't for him Buck wouldn’t of made it to Dawson with the family that bought.After Buck was healed John Thornton, Buck, and the other dogs would play for hours.It explians how John Thornton loved Buck and Buck loved him.In the book it shows how John Thornton treated Buck as if he was his child, that made think that Thornton have to be own of the most carring pet owners.
London portrays animal behavior as animals being able to adapt to their environment. Buck showed different emotions during the story. All of these emotions are being triggered by all the different adaptations. Buck and the other dogs were able to show how London portrayed animal behavior as they had to adapt to the different type of environments they are put in and all the challenges they had to
Each owner Buck transformed himself with different lifestyles and new habits. For example Hal abused him so he got used to being abused and hurt pulling very heavy sleds that were overloaded. Buck was so happy with John. He experienced love for the first time and he was developing a strong affection to John who saved his life. When buck finally has no owner he is acting and becoming like a wolf. He was just a house dog and now he is living in the forest by himself and he is acting like a wolf. The way buck has changed with each owner is shocking. Even though his love for John he still had a little wild to him that made him want to become crazy.
Buck was stolen from his home in California and forced into dog slavery. This mean that Buck must now pull a heavy sled for thousands of miles across the country to get to the destination of the leader of the dog pack, Dawson. Buck was very shy at the beginning because he had never done anything in that state of work before. Buck was beginning to have dreams about the primitive. Buck became involved in a rivalry between him and the lead dog Spitz. Buck was able to defeat Spitz and become lead sled dog for the pac. Buck and Thornton became very connected. They were so close that they took and adventure together. Buck is faced with a dilemma of whether to stay with Thornton or kill things. Buck was deciding whether to be wild or tame. When we reach the end of the novel Buck learns that Thornton was