The Call of the Wild
by Jack London
The Call of the Wild Violence Quotes
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Buck staggered over against the sled, exhausted, sobbing for breath, helpless. This was Spitz's opportunity. He sprang upon Buck, and twice his teeth sank into his unresisting foe and ripped and tore the flesh to the bone. (3.19)
The intensity of Spitz and Buck’s rivalry is made evident by the graphic violence of their fights.
He was ranging at the head of the pack, running the wild thing down, the living meat, to kill with his own teeth and wash his muzzle to the eyes in warm blood. (3.33)
Violence brings out Buck’s primitive nature.