The Call of the Wild
The Call of the Wild Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
The man by the fire
Buck’s dreams of sitting by a fire with some sort of primitive form of man might represent his getting in touch with his past, his ancestry, the great tradition of existing in the harsh wilde...
Judge Miller's house in the Santa Clara Valley
Since there’s something Eden-like about Buck’s original home in the Santa Clara Valley, we’re thinking it represents a sort of ideal, a paradise. And, we think if you really wante...
The Lone Wolf
This lone wolf is like the wild counterpart to our boy Buck. When the two form a close friendship, it’s about Buck’s deeper longing to join the wild. The lone wolf enters the text at a...
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