Essays Tagged: "Jack London"

Call of the Wild vs. Darwin

due to constant changing. Organisms which gained an edgewould reign, while those without would die. Jack London's books during the late 1800'sanimated this theory through the use of wild animals in a ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Jack London's "To Build A Fire"

Jack London uses the devices of plot, setting, and characterization in this shortstory 'To Build ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

due to constant changing. Organisms which gained an edgewould reign, while those without would die. Jack London's books during the late 1800'sanimated this theory through the use of wild animals in a ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Jack London's "To Build a Fire"

e winter? They do not read somewhere or use some computer to know that they must fly to survive. In Jack London's 'To Build a Fire', we see how that mans intelligence is sometimes foolish. The man, wh ...

(2 pages) 96 1 2.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"To Build a Fire" by Jack London. Descriptive and defined points and quotes

In "To Build a Fire" by Jack London, the setting plays a significant role throughout the entire short story. Jack London use ... r experienced before.Chelsey SayersShort StoryAssignment #1"To Build a Fire"In "To Build a Fire" by Jack London, the setting plays a significant role throughout the entire short story. Jack London use ... ration between survival an death, the setting was the most important factor in "To Build a Fire" by Jack London.

(9 pages) 202 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Theme of Jack London's "To build a fire"

The significance of the words 'dying and death' in Jack London's 1910 novel, 'To Build a Fire' continuously expresses the man's dwindling warmth and ba ... a tree blots out the fire and the character realizes 'he had just heard his own sentence of death.' Jack London introduces death to the reader in this scene.The man realizes 'a second fire must be bui ... ding up to and including death.Thesis Statement- The significance of the words 'dying and death' in Jack London's 1910 novel, 'To Build a Fire' continuously expresses the man's dwindling warmth and ba ...

(2 pages) 132 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Significance of Words Dying and Death in 'To Build a Fire' by Jack London

The significance of the words 'dying and death' in Jack London's 1910novel, 'To Build a Fire' continuously expresses the man's dwindling warmthand bad ... a tree blots out the fire and the character realizes 'he had justheard his own sentence of death.' Jack London introduces death to thereader in this scene. The man realizes 'a second fire must be bui ... ding up to and including death.Thesis Statement- The significance of the words 'dying and death' in JackLondon's 1910 novel, 'To Build a Fire' continuously expresses the man'sdwindling warmth and bad ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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. It is a story about a dog, Buc ... he lies there limp and lifeless in the bloody, trampled snow, almost literally torn to pieces. Then Jack London writes: "the scene always came back to Buck to trouble him in his sleep."(In chapter2) T ... og team. It is inevitable that the clash for the leadership between Spitz and Buck will arise. Here Jack London writes: "Buck wanted it. He wanted it because it was his nature."(In chapter3) Buck used ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

ying and Death in "To Build a Fire" by Jack London

Build a Fire"Dying and Death in "To Build a Fire"The significance of the words "dying and death" in Jack London's 1910novel, "To Build a Fire" continuously expresses the man's dwindling warmthand bad ... a tree blots out the fire and the character realizes "he had justheard his own sentence of death." Jack London introduces death to thereader in this scene. The man realizes "a second fire must be bui ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

1984 by George Orwell. This report includes a very well writen summery, context, and also a analisis of all the themes included in this book

back in England, he quit the Imperial Police and dedicated himself to becoming a writer.Inspired by Jack London's 1903 The People of the Abyss, which detailed London's experience in the slums of Londo ...

(13 pages) 515 11 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What does Jack London mean by "The Love of Life"?

was a privilege that they would do anything to maintain. Through a story called "The Love of Life", Jack London demonstrates what the true definition of loving life is like. He does not illustrate the ... d imagination. It can make a desperate person perform tasks that no one would have ever thought of. Jack London portrays his definition for "the love of life" through the characters in this story. The ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Explication of The First Paragraph of Jack London's "To Build a Fire"

To Build a FireThe first line of Jack London's "To Build a Fire" states, "Day had broken cold and grey, exceedingly cold and grey..." ...

(4 pages) 126 1 2.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Forces of Naturalism"

teenth century, realism and naturalism became more prevalent in American fiction. Stephen Crane and Jack London embodied the naturalistic genre by writing stories that show how forces of society, natu ... aggie's fate when Crane writes "She's gone where her sins will be judged!" (90).In To Build a Fire, Jack London creates an indifferent universe in the wilds of Alaska. As major evidence of the indiffe ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Greasy Lake" by Jack London and "To Build a Fire" by T. Coraghessan Boyle.

t stories who's settings both show that something bad will happen are "To Build a Fire", written by Jack London, and "Greasy Lake", written by T. Coraghessan Boyle. Certain aspects of both these stori ...

(4 pages) 98 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A short comparision of nature and humans and the man in Jack Londons "to build a Fire".

SHORT FICTION ESSAYIn Jack London's To Build a Fire the antagonist is said to be Nature and the protagonists is said to be ... would not come. Eventually though he manage to get hold of the dog, when he went to reached in his jacket for his knife he realized that he was unable to grasp. A certain fear of death, dull and oppr ...

(3 pages) 57 0 2.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jack London's "To Build a Fire" deals with man's struggle with nature.

Building a Fire to Fight NatureJack London's title for the story "To Build a Fire" starts the reader off with a very basic idea; bu ...

(6 pages) 159 1 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jack London's To Build a Fire-Analysis.

In Jack London's To Build a Fire the setting of the short story plays a significant role. Jack London u ...

(5 pages) 15597 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jack London.

Jack London Jack London lived all the harshness and tragedy of his naturalism style of writin ... yphoid causing them both to have bouts of depression no matter what the causes is a sure thing that Jack London led a very interesting life. Jack started out when he was 19, with writing the sh ... lude: The Call of the Wild, White Fang, The Wolf, and to Build a Fire, all of which were published. Jack wrote literature from poems to novels to short stories. He usually wrote about his experiences ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is a paper that states the "setting" of the story and shows how the setting affected the plot and what happens in the story.

Jack London's Freezing Setting Turns Man Into Human PopsicleIn the story "To Build a Fire", by Jack ... at he had about the situations he found himself in, and the outcome of the story.Works CitedLondon, Jack, "To Build a Fire." Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, andDrama. 8th ed. Kennedy X ...

(4 pages) 59 0 0.0 Dec/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. B ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American