The Call Of The Wild ~jack london

Bop English

In The Call of the Wild, Buck’s experience follows Darwinian principles. He is molded by the changes in his environment, thriving because he possesses the necessary genetic gifts of strength and intelligence to adapt to his mutable circumstances. He is an example of a popular understanding of Darwin’s theories: survival of the fittest. Although raised in the domestic ease of Judge Miller’s estate, Buck learns quickly what it takes to endure the brutal world of dog-sledding—the “law of club and fang.” When Buck first learns to steal food from one of his French Canadian masters, readers are told that this “theft marked Buck as fit to survive in the hostile Northland environment. It marked his adaptability, his capacity to adjust himself to changing conditions.” The Call of the Wild also reflects London’s admiration for the works of nineteenth century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. In the North, might makes right…

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6 comments so far

  1. @FruitFly on

    This essay was copied from https://bopenglish.wordpress.com/ I encourage students not to copy items from other students blogs ~FruitFly Owner of bopblognetwork.wordpress.com always ask before copying a essay THANK YOU!

    • shallowthinking on

      The blog openly has the option to be rebloged.

      • @FruitFly on

        I can easily have the wrodpress staff be contacted if you do not take the essay down, because currently you do not own it! My advice is to “openly” take it down or I will have the option to take this matter to the authorities! Ok?

  2. @FruitFly on

    I am a kid so please do not copy my work!

    • shallowthinking on

      If you don’t want it rebloged please remove this option from your blog.

  3. shallowthinking on

    If you don’t want to have it rebloged why have you made it an option on your Blog?


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