Essay On The Call Of The Wild

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In The Call of the Wild by Jack London, I think that the most influential thing to Buck was the wild. First, he had to learn to survive. Second, he had to learn to behave around other dogs and use his instincts. Lastly, the wild took over him. Those are the reasons why I believe the wild was the most influential on Buck. The first reason why I believe the wild was the most influential on Buck is because he had to learn to survive in the wild. He had a hard time transitioning from being an outdoor family dog in normal temperatures, to being a work dog in n below zero temperatures. In The Call of the Wild, London says, "Buck confidently selected a spot, and with much fuss and wasted effort proceeded to dig a hole for himself." (London 18) This describes how Buck learned to survive in the cold. I believe survival was one of the most important things the wild influenced on Buck. The second reason why the wild is the most influential on Buck is because if you don't know how to behave around other dogs you will die. Buck had to learn how to behave around other dogs by using his instincts. He came from somewhere that he was the …show more content…
The more he was in the he wild, the more his instincts and ancestors came out in him. As in The Call of the Wild tells "Buck ran with them, side by side with the wild brother, yelping as he ran." (London 88) This shows that in the end Bucks instincts took over him, and joined the wolf pack. This reason is the one that shows how Buck was influenced by the wild. In Jack London's The Call of the Wild, there are many examples of how the major influence on Buck is the wild. First I talked about how he had to learn to survive in the wild. Second I talked about how he learned to behave around other dogs. Lastly I talked about how the wild took over him in the end. Those are my main reasons why I think the wild was the most influential on

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