Essays Tagged: "Buck"

Call of the Wild vs. Darwin

arsh depiction of the Klondike wilderness proves that to survive life mustadapt. London uses Buck as his first character to justify his theory as he conforms wellto the hostile North. While at ... er to justify his theory as he conforms wellto the hostile North. While at Judge Miller's, pampered Buck never worries about hisnext meal or shelter; yet while in the frozen Klondike he has death at h ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Jack London: Call of the Wild

iles. However, not only isregionalism London's area of expertise. The way in which he gives life to Buck and allthe other dogs is astonishing. The reader comes to accept the idea that dogs have deep,m ... tualthings that dogs would actually do. As in the case of Spitz's long lasting and fatal battlewith Buck. The description of the final fight is mesmerizing, London goes inside of bothdogs' heads and g ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Call of the Wild. This is a complete bookreport of the book: The Call of the Wild 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 change in him, as he adapts to the co ... to the cold, harsh land where he is forced to work in the snow, just to help men find shiny metal. Buck seems to almost transform into a different dog by the end of the book. In this report, I will g ... o almost transform into a different dog by the end of the book. In this report, I will go over what Buck was like, how and why he was forced to adjust to his new environment, and what he changed into. ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The good earth, movie versus book

and unrealistic. The plot did not stick to the book and seemed to change some of the symbolism the Buck used. The book was much better then the movie and the movie did not do the book justice.The Cha ... e Chinese farm economy, family, and the status of women. More substantively, I think I can show how Buck illustrates the long-term cross-cultural moral debate over the nature of modernity, introduces ...

(8 pages) 82 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Celebrating the Life of Samuel Monroe Taylor.

HusbandSamFatherSammyGrandfatherDadUncle"Papa"Co-Worker"Baby Brother"Namesake of the biblical"Uncle Buck"Prophet, noble and strong"Buck""Frog"Favorite sayings:1) "Who started all this?"2) (Referring t ... eces took over2) Critiqued boyfriends: Rhonda's prom date; why did the boy have to show up at Uncle Buck's in a lime green suit3) Escorted me down the aisle nearly 21 yrs. Ago4) Food he prepared/ Bles ...

(1 pages) 26 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck.

Within the novel The Good Earth, Pearl Buck dishes out several themes that not only relate to the specific characters within the novel, but ... pecific characters within the novel, but also can relate to almost any person at any point in time. Buck's novel was ahead of its' time for it played on the human tendency to inquire as to how other p ... hey are just about simple child to parent or husband to wife relations or nearly starving to death. Buck uses this principle to its fullest capabilities by telling the life story of a mere peasant. Ev ...

(6 pages) 71 1 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

In Jack London's novel, "The Call Of The Wild", adaptation is essential to survival.

al ChangesIn Jack London's novel, The Call Of The Wild, adaptation is essential to survival. First, Buck, a St. Bernard and Scotch shepherd mix, adapts to all of his surroundings to survive. Next, Spi ... ses his force to thrive in the cutthroat world. Lastly, Hal, Charles, and Mercedes, later owners of Buck, do not acclimatize, which results in a disorderly, fatal existence. In conclusion, it is imper ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jack Londons Call of the Wild positive critism

Jack London's Call of the Wild is one of the greatest and most advanced books of American history (Buck, 254). Jack London lived a harsh life from the start. Shortly after his birth in 1876, h ... believe that this lead to suicide. London's characters were the most advanced of his time. Buck was smart, fearless, and instinctual, and he knew when to use each of these traits (Buck, 255). ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book report of The Call Of The Wild, by Jack London

The Call of the Wild, by Jack London, is a story about Buck, a four- year old dog that is part Shepherd and part St. Bernard. More importantly, it is a nat ... t in nature. 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 ... gs - humans included. Combining his mother's intelligence with the size and strength of his father, Buck became the undisputed leader of all the dogs on the estate. Throughout the novel, Buck proves t ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Call of The Wild"

The outside of civilization is an escape from Buck's fears, because the wild for him is survival, and the threat of intimacy exists, where he must ... threat of intimacy exists, where he must learn to trust others for survival.In "Call of the Wild", Buck's wolfish heredity is brought to the forefront when he is unexpectedly thrown into the harsh an ... red, lovely life, to a harsh, unstable community. Besides the troubles and hardships of adaptation, Buck needs to also look at his priorities; survival of the fittest. Moments after being examined, "I ...

(3 pages) 25 2 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Call of the Wild" by Jack London

Call of the Wild is a heartfelt survival story.The Call of the Wild tells the story of a dog named Buck. He is stolen from his home in the Santa Clara Valley of California, and taken to the Yukon gol ... ey of California, and taken to the Yukon gold fields to be a sled dog. This story tells the life of Buck as he is passed from owner to owner. Buck’s first captor starves him, then he is beaten to ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Call Of The Wild--Themes

ed as the quality or condition of being and/or having unmatched power or authority. In other words, Buck, after defeating Spitz and accomplishing many other great challenges, has become not only the l ... lenges, has become not only the leader of the pack, but the supreme beast of the land.First of all, Buck perseveres through many great challenges, from the man in the red sweater to the fight to the d ...

(2 pages) 479 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Call Of The Wild

Call of the wild- by jack Dempsy there was a young dog named buck, he had a hard life being a only pupp in his family. While he was young he was sold to some peo ... hated living and working for them, they never gave him the proper amount of food when he needed it. Buck became a fierce dog. Buck was half shepherd, and half greyhound. so he was a pretty large dog,l ... ay he was sledding and his owner was trearing him bad and another person saw him. this new man took buck away from that man to become his sled dog. this man was the nicest person alive.after living wi ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Call Of The Wild

abilities and how they can affect both humans and other animals. I learned that good dogs, such as Buck, can be both admired and feared, but are great pets to have. In this book, it showed how Buck c ... s killed by a Native American Tribe, so he kills everybody in the Yeehatz Tribe who hadn?t run from Buck. Then Buck realizes he doesn?t have any more human ties, so he runs out into the forest (wild) ...

(2 pages) 437 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Call Of The Wild

.The Call of the Wild has a very interesting plot. The plot is centered around a St. Bernard, named Buck. He lives in a large house called Judge Miller's Place, in Santa Clara Valley. Manuel, one of t ... ra Valley. Manuel, one of the gardener's helpers, got caught up with a gambling debt, and kidnapped Buck from Judge Miller and loaded him onto a train headed towards Seattle. When he got there, Buck w ...

(3 pages) 1122 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Call Of The Wild

.The Call of the Wild has a very interesting plot. The plot is centered around a St. Bernard, named Buck. He lives in a large house called Judge Miller's Place, in Santa Clara Valley. Manuel, one of t ... ra Valley. Manuel, one of the gardener's helpers, got caught up with a gambling debt, and kidnapped Buck from Judge Miller and loaded him onto a train headed towards Seattle. When he got there, Buck w ...

(3 pages) 870 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Books: Jack London's Call of the Wild and The Sea-Wolf

to the point of pleasant prediction. Atavism thrives in the stories of Jack London. In Chapter III, Buck↓ s primordial characteristics start evolving and soon become his prime subsistence. In her ... ract reasoning, but by instinct, sensation, and emotion, and by simple reasoning↔ (Allen 274). Buck matured from a pampered pet into an archaic beast almost as soon as he Lyons 2 stepped his tend ...

(8 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Call of the Wild

Buck howls because he is trying to answer the call of the wild. Buck was a husky but lived like a ki ... s because he is trying to answer the call of the wild. Buck was a husky but lived like a king. Once Buck was taken away from that he starting "hearing" the call of the wild. In the end Buck realized t ... destiny to heed the call of the wild. But in order to do this he must break from the bonds of beds.Buck grew up living the easy life. He was the son of a dog who was the favorite of his master's. The ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Good Earth", The Oppression of Women

equality between male and female perpetuates. In fact, this situation is quite prevalent in Pearl S.Buck's The Good Earth, whereby women continue to be suppressed by the more superior and masculine gr ... ir whole life from abuse in childhood to servitude in adulthood. The oppression of women in Pearl S.Buck's The Good Earth is evident through the way the Chinese society mistreats women and some of the ...

(10 pages) 11 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Detailed Summary of "The Good Earth"

ous for them. He is then scolded by his father when "A wave of anger passed over him at his father"(Buck 9).•Then, overcome with excitement, he uses plenty of money to hold a feast on his wedding ... o her love to him when he feels a new exultation and says "This woman of mine likes me well enough"(Buck 24).•Then, O-Lan shows her resourcefulness and dedication. She prepares the food excellent ...

(43 pages) 28 3 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers