The Call of the Wild
The Call of the Wild
by Jack London

The Call of the Wild Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, and Allegory
The man by the fire
Judge Miller's house in the Santa Clara Valley
The Lone Wolf
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
What’s Up With the Epigraph?
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Quest
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Brief Summary
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Characters
Buck
Buck Timeline
Thornton
Thornton Timeline
Perrault
Perrault Timeline
François
François Timeline
The Man in the Red Sweater
The Man in the Red Sweater Timeline
Manuel
Manuel Timeline
Curly (a dog)
Curly (a dog) Timeline
Spitz (a dog)
Spitz (a dog) Timeline
Dave (a dog)
Dave (a dog) Timeline
Billee and Joe (two dogs)
Billee and Joe (two dogs) Timeline
Sol-leks (a dog)
Sol-leks (a dog) Timeline
Hal
Hal Timeline
Charles
Charles Timeline
Mercedes
Mercedes Timeline
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Primitivity
Primitivity Quotes
Man and the Natural World
Man and the Natural World Quotes
Knowledge and Wisdom
Knowledge and Wisdom Quotes
Perseverance
Perseverance Quotes
Suffering
Suffering Quotes
Loyalty
Loyalty Quotes
Respect and Reputation
Respect and Reputation Quotes
Pride
Pride Quotes
Violence
Violence Quotes
Fate and Free Will
Fate and Free Will Quotes
Defeat
Defeat Quotes
Competition
Competition Quotes
Friendship
Friendship Quotes
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Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Sorry, wrong number.
Sorry, wrong number. Flashcards
Sorry, wrong number. True or False
Yes, the Main Character is a Dog
Yes, the Main Character is a Dog Flashcards
Yes, the Main Character is a Dog True or False
Essay
The Call of the Wild
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
It's a Dog-Eat-Dog World
Survive and Thrive
Dogs Are People, Too
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
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