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The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild

by Jack London

Friendship Quotes

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Quote #10

And Buck ran with them, side by side with the wild brother, yelping as he ran. (7.46)

Buck’s most intense feelings of kinship are with the wild wolves.

Quote #11

But he is not always alone. When the long winter nights come on and the wolves follow their meat into the lower valleys, he may be seen running at the head of the pack through the pale moonlight or glimmering borealis, leaping gigantic above his fellows, his great throat a-bellow as he sings a song of the younger world, which is the song of the pack. (7.50)

London ends the story emphasizing Buck’s camaraderie with the wild wolves. This is where Buck is most at home – in the wild.

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