Presentation on theme: "Call of the Wild Review Chapters 1-7. How would you respond to the following? Discuss the Law of the Club; explain how Buck learns it and its significance."— Presentation transcript:
How would you respond to the following? Discuss the Law of the Club; explain how Buck learns it and its significance as a theme. Discuss the Law of the Fang; explain how Buck learns it and its significance as a theme. Explain how Buck retrogressed when he came to the Northland.
How would you respond to the following? Dominant Primordial Beast (DPB) is the primitive will to survive. Which characters were ruled by DPB. Show instances of characters going against their DPB and risking their lives out of love or loyalty. How do Hal and Mercedes represent male and female stereotypes, respectively? What is the Call of the Wild? What holds Buck back from answering the call?
In the Southland, why is trouble brewing for every strong dog? Men are rushing to the Northland to look for gold and they need strong dogs
What literary device is this? Foreshadowing Buck’s kidnapping
Why does Jack London make Buck’s first owner a judge? Judges interpret LAWS; epitomize “civilization” in the Southland
Who are Toots and Ysabel? House dogs at Judge Miller’s place
What extended metaphor is used at the beginning of Chapter 1? Buck is a king
How is Buck described at the beginning of Chapter 1 that shows he is a product of civilization? Buck is a sated aristocrat; has the dignity that comes of good living and universal respect; is egotistical