Essays Tagged: "Klondike"

Call of the Wild vs. Darwin

ive 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 mustadapt. London uses Buck as his first char ... Judge Miller's, pampered Buck never worries about hisnext meal or shelter; yet while in the frozen Klondike he has death at his heels. Until hisbody adapts to the strenuous toil of the reins, Buck ne ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Jack London's "To Build A Fire"

he logger is given advice from an old-timerat Sulfur Creek that 'no man must travel alone in the Klondike after fifty below'. Thelogger thinks this is 'rather womanish' and believes he can surv ...

(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

ive 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 mustadapt.London uses Buck as his first character to ... Judge Miller's, pampered Buck never worries about hisnext meal or shelter; yet while in the frozen Klondike he has death at his heels. Until hisbody adapts to the strenuous toil of the reins, Buck ne ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

There's Gold in them Hills!

hen the reports came in like wildfire to that smallCalifornia mining town. They'd found gold in the Klondike! That worthlesschunk of land wasn't so worthless after all! A bunch of my buddies got toget ...

(4 pages) 36 0 1.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

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

eriencetraveling in the Yukon terrain. The old-timer warned the man about theharsh realities of the Klondike. The confident main character thinks ofthe old-timer at Sulphur Creek as 'womanish.' Along ... ate and understands the old-timer at Sulphur Creek had been right; 'no man must travel alone in the Klondike after fifty below.' Typically, short stories written in the early 1900's often conclude the ...

(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

riencetravelling in the Yukon terrain. The old-timer warned the man about theharsh realities of the Klondike. The confident main character thinks ofthe old-timer at Sulphur Creek as 'womanish.' Along ... fate and understandsthe old-timer at Sulphur Creek had been right; 'no man must travel alone inthe Klondike after fifty below.' Typically, short stories written in theearly 1900's often conclude the ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

riencetravelling in the Yukon terrain. The old-timer warned the man about theharsh realities of the Klondike. The confident main character thinks ofthe old-timer at Sulphur Creek as "womanish." Along ... fate and understandsthe old-timer at Sulphur Creek had been right; "no man must travel alone inthe Klondike after fifty below." Typically, short stories written in theearly 1900's often conclude the ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Privacy - What about it? ... A comprehensive and easy to understand overview of public key cryptography and the main tool to apply it: Pretty Good Privacy.

are that transended above mere wires long ago, continues its unheard of growthrate. Right now its a Klondike, a chaos that fluxes and tests its borders. This is the time - not later, but now - to defi ...

(21 pages) 249 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Call of the Wild. This is a complete bookreport of the book: The Call of the Wild by Jack Londen.

roughout 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 cold, harsh land where he is forced to ... lub. This is where Buck would learn one of the two most important laws that a dog could know in the Klondike. The law of club is fairly simple, if there were a man with a club, a dog would be better o ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"To Build A Fire" written by Jack London.

d. "The old-timer had been very serious in laying down the law that no man must travel alone in the Klondike after fifty below." By being unfamiliar with his setting, and foolishly imagining that all ...

(2 pages) 96 1 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jack London.

ich was published in 1900. This story was actually conceived by his journey to the north during the Klondike Rush. He continued writing and later produced "The wolf", which was christened by his frien ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Call of The Wild"

redity is brought to the forefront when he is unexpectedly thrown into the harsh and alien world of Klondike. On the first night in Dyea beach, "He had been suddenly jerked from the heart of civilizat ... en he faces the ultimate danger of the wild.In conclusion, Buck survives through the harsh world of Klondike, while also learning the important and essential skills of survival of the fittest, trust a ...

(3 pages) 25 2 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jack london stories, the red o

one of America's greatest authors. His works were of tales from the unexplored savage lands of the Klondike to the cannibal infested Philippine Island chain of the vast Pacific, and even the far reac ...

(3 pages) 555 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Klondike Goldrush

f gold was a new and unexplored idea. If someone had said that someday there would be a rush to the Klondike to mine for gold and that a railroad would be built through the mountains then no one would ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dawson City

.Dawson City was created following the historic discovery of gold on Bonanza Creek. The gold on the Klondike valley was discovered in August 1896 but this news didn't reach the outside world until Jul ... were sent soaring. The people were afraid that there was too much strain on the food supply in the Klondike, and that there would be famine and starvation. In fact starvation did happen; the supply o ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"To Build aFire"

nment .The second accusation of foreshadowing is when the man says:"No man must travel alone in the Klondike after fifty below."The conversation above demonstrates foreshadowing because the man fails ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature