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The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London published in 1903 and set in Yukon, Canada during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong ...

When his gums began to swell he decided to return to California. Yet Buck has one advantage: his size makes him fearful to the other dogs. There, he works long and hard hours, and while Thornton's men are panning for gold, Buck often goes off by himself in the wilderness in order to stalk wild animals, or catch salmon, or run with the wild wolves; one time, he even spends four days stalking a huge bull moose.

Buck is then sold to a pair of French-Canadian dispatchers from the Canadian government, François and Perrault, who take him with them to the. Exhausted, starving, and sensing the danger ahead, Buck refuses and continues to lie unmoving in the snow. Buck's next owners are a trio of stampeders (Hal, Charles, and a woman named Mercedes from the United States), who are inexperienced at surviving in the Northern wilderness.

Pizer also finds evident in the story a Christian theme of love and redemption, as shown by Buck's refusal to revert to violence until after the death of Thornton, who had won Buck's love and loyalty. As with other characters of American literature, such as , Buck symbolizes a reaction against industrialization and social convention with a return to nature. As John Thornton returns to civilization with Buck, a drunken miner attacks John Thornton and threatens to do him harm. In the spring, as the annual gold stampeders began to stream in, London left.

Jack London: The Call of the Wild
THE CALL OF THE WILD (Serialized in The Saturday Evening Post, June 20-July 18, 1903). [ Go to London's Writings ]. Use a Concordance of this Work (find ...

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  • The Call of the Wild: Book Summary - CliffsNotes
    The Call of the Wild. Jack London ... the depths of the forest, Buck hears mysterious calls from the wild — calls which awaken long-sleeping instincts within him.
    The Call of the Wild Jack London

    Buck's next change in life occurs when he and his team are sold to three amateur adventurers — Charles, Hal, and Mercedes; they have absolutely no concept of how to discipline the dogs or even how to drive a team through the frozen northern snow. A rivalry develops between Buck and the vicious, quarrelsome lead dog, Spitz. Removing #book# from your Reading List will also remove any bookmarked pages associated with this title.

    Furthermore, Pizer maintains that the story appeals to human nature with the theme of the strong prevailing, particularly when faced with harsh circumstances, and a return to the wild. On another occasion, Thornton makes a brag that Buck can pull a sled with a thousand pounds loaded atop it. Buck's instinct concerning the three amateur adventurers proves to be correct; Charles, Hal, and Mercedes continue on their way across the frozen snow and ice and lose their lives, plus the lives of the rest of the dog team when they try to cross a river of melting ice.

    As with other characters of American literature, such as , Buck symbolizes a reaction against industrialization and social convention with a return to nature. London intensifies and adds layers of meaning that are lacking in these stories. In the second phase fatigue becomes a dominant image and death is a dominant symbol, as Buck comes close to being killed. London's story: "No other popular writer of his time did any better writing than you will find in wrote of it in 1903: "If nothing else makes Mr.