Essays Tagged: "Call of the Wild"

Call of the Wild vs. Darwin

or survival. In fact,many prove that to survive a species 'must' have an edge. In London's book the Call ofthe Wild, the harsh depiction of the Klondike wilderness proves that to survive life mustadap ... ightens the safety of each personand dog. He adapts to the environment and new position. Within the Call of the Wild,Buck must have a part to justify London's theory. In the novel London uses M ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Jack London: Call of the Wild

Can one person fit into three very different categories? In Call of the Wild, by JackLondon, London proves he is an emphatic naturalist. However, his knowledge ... rest of the team.Though finally this feeling came back, more or less. Buck was able to answer the 'call ofthe wild' and join a pack of wolves to live the way he was meant to for the rest of hisdays.

(3 pages) 80 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A thesis on how the call of the wild is actually a testimony of Charles Darwin

or survival. In fact,many prove that to survive a species 'must' have an edge. In London's book the Call ofthe Wild, the harsh depiction of the Klondike wilderness proves that to survive life mustadap ... ightens the safety of each personand dog. He adapts to the environment and new position. Within the Call of the Wild,Buck must have a part to justify London's theory.In the novel London uses Mercedes, ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Title is Nature and Nurture. Call of the Wild, written by Jack London, a story about a dog, Buck. He changes from a domestic dog to a wild dog. Both nature and nurture have a strong effect on him.

Nature and Nurture"Call of the wild", written by Jack London, is one of his famous short novels that is known for all. ... adapt with the environment as fast as he could. Therefore, the original wild dormant in his body is called out little by little. At last, when his beloved master is killed by Indians, Buck's wildness ... he is tortured in this new world, his wildness begins to emerge. As time passes by, he can hear the call of the wild when he is alone. Later the calling becomes stronger and stronger. In the end, he d ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.4 Jun/2002

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 ... forward, Buck loved that man.After being with this man for quite some time, Buck started to hear a call from far away. He started paying more and more attention to this call. He went out for days at ... more and more attention to this call. He went out for days at a time searching for its source. This call was the call of the wild. He had a will to go off and be with other dogs. He felt the need to b ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

Crucial ChangesIn Jack London's novel, The Call Of The Wild, adaptation is essential to survival. First, Buck, a St. Bernard and Scotch shepher ... unmolested" (19). Buck utilizes his intellect to eliminate his antagonists. Buck may have been physically injured had he not been so astute. Secondly, Buck exhibits his imagination. During Buck's batt ... flourish in a harsh world. Hal, Charles, and Mercedes do not function correctly in the Yukon; this calls for a chaotic survival, or eternal rest. Consequently, one that cannot adapt, cannot subsist.

(4 pages) 47 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This paper is about the book Where the Red Fern Grows and also about the author, Wilson Rawls.

o read to them. He thought that all stories were "girl stories" until his mother read Jack London's Call of the Wild to them. After she read it to all of the children she gave it to Wilson and that be ... eft the house because he did not want to see Sophie's disappointment when she read it so instead he called her a few hours later to see what she thought of it. She loved it and together they worked on ...

(4 pages) 42 2 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jack London, Darwinism in Jack London, A Zoom On "Law of Life"

t his self created image of poor -boy -turned -success. One of his most remarkable works named "the call of the wild" (1903), is now accepted as a classic of world literature ,one of the most widely t ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Inner Journeys Essay Using Empire of the Sun as the main Text

tunities to discover the inner self.' This can be clearly seen in the texts, Empire of the Sun, The call of the Wild, The road not taken, The Ivory Trail cover, Dead poets society, Changi and the Poem ... beyond it, in addition this also gives him hope, which the memory of betty does for Bill Dwyer.The call of the WildBuck's journey from California to Alaska and then to Canada.Buck has a Physical and ...

(5 pages) 55 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jack Londons Call of the Wild positive critism

Story in describing London's various works (Labor, 87). In Earle Labor's Jack London, he described Call of the Wild as an instant classic. The literary community shows enormous admiration towards Lon ... rds London's ability to combine realism, romanticism, and symbolism all in one novel. Jack London's Call of the Wild is one of the greatest and most advanced books of American history (Buck, 254). ...

(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 ... for Buck. When the mine is found, there is no more work to be done, and Buck muses once more on the call that he hears nightly in the forest. Eventually he starts to sleep away from the camp. He embra ... tie to mankind, so Buck returns to the forest and remains with a pack of wolves. He has heeded the call.

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A second different summary of The Call of the Wild by Jack London

Call of the wild by Jack LondonThe Call of the Wild, by Jack London, is a story about Buck, a four-y ... 's love for Thornton is mixed with a growing attraction to the wild, and he feels as if he is being called away from civilization and into the wilderness. This feeling grows stronger when he goes with ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critical Theories of Jack London's Call of the Wild and White Fang

other as the moment seemed to warrant it. Perfect proof of this statement lies in the fact that The Call of the Wild (1903) shows the Darwinian theories of "survival of the fittest," as a dog is taken ... , we have the concept of the "survival of the fittest." This is one of the dominant concepts in The Call of the Wild and also in White Fang. For example, of all the dogs that are taken to the Great No ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Living in the Wild in Jon Krakauer's novel "Into The Wild" and Jack London's novel "The Call of the Wild."

tchhiked to the wilderness of Alaska. His decision is partly influenced by Jack London's novel "The Call of the Wild". The book is about how a civilized dog, Buck, goes back to the wild. Both Buck and ... n't like his parents to tell him what to do. Also he feels that wealth is evil. As Chris's mother recalls, "my son, the teenage Tolstoyan, believed that wealth was shameful, corrupting, inherently evi ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.9 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Call of The Wild"

s survival, and the 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 throw ...

(3 pages) 25 2 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Call of the Wild" by Jack London

asterpiece. Set mostly in the Yukon during the time of the Gold Rush, in the late 19th century, The Call of the Wild is a heartfelt survival story.The Call of the Wild tells the story of a dog named B ... d master, John Thornton, whom he cares for deeply. After Thornton is killed, Buck realizes his true calling is the wild and he is accepted as the leader of a pack of wild wolves.Buck is the main chara ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Call Of The Wild--Themes

The Call of the Wild In The Call of the Wild by Jack London, supremacy is the central theme. Supreme is ... ore. Also, he is more intelligent than the average dog. For example, when Buck begins to answer the call of the wild, he stalks his prey carefully and quietly until the moment he pounces for the kill. ... truly becomes the supreme beast of the land.Lastly, to further prove the theme of supremacy in The Call of the Wild, Buck is mentioned whipping the team into a lean, mean sledding machine. He takes o ...

(2 pages) 479 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparision Of White Fang And Call Of The Wild

The novels White Fang and the Call of the Wild, are stories based on two dog-like animals. In the Call of the Wild Buck, a St. Ber ... o be a more stable dog for the type of area he is in. "His muscles became hard as iron, and he grew callous to ordinary pain." (Pg. 454) Bucks commitment to his survival shows great amounts of strengt ... ing to adapt to the Wild, White Fang learning to adapt to an environment with people present. Drastically they do both learn to adapt, even though later either Buck or White Fang might have been unabl ...

(5 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss 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 p ... sed. and and you can sometimes even to this day see this dog running wild and you may even hear his call of the wild.

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mosquites

11/1/01 The Call of the Wild Jack London 172 Fiction Scholastic Inc.2000 Yes, I did like the book because it was ...

(1 pages) 353 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays