Hero's Journey In The Call Of The Wild By Jack London

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My Call Of The Wild Essay Welcome to my cloud please take a seat and listen to the story of my grandson that I followed in his journey across the land of Alaska. The Call of the Wild by Jack London is a novel in which tells the story of Bucks journey through the Yukon. The Hero’s Journey Is Basically an adventure a character goes on to follow a quest. They are met with many challenges and they grow from it. Buck is a spoiled house dog who traveled to the Yukon and becomes a sled dog and finally follows the call of the wild, To becomes a wild carnivore just like me and his great great great uncle’s did too. In the novel all his experiences all had a mental or physical loss for Buck. One important event that I think is being kidnapped by…show more content…
The death of John Thornton was a huge blow to Bucks trust with humans. This experience was in the Yukon near the river where John was panning for gold and Buck just came back from a hunt and saw John Thornton death This death made Bucks wild side come out in rage against the…show more content…
It was Buck, a live hurricane of fury, hurling himself upon them in a frenzy to destroy. He sprang at the foremost man—it was the chief of the Yeehats—ripping the throat wide open till the rent jugular spouted a fountain of blood.” This event made Buck become more wild in the Yukon and when he was at camp with the dead one’s he loved it brought his wild instead of his tamed side. In the text it said “spruce-bough lodge had been and saw what made his hair leap straight up on his neck and shoulders. A gust of overpowering rage swept over him. He did not know that he growled, but he growled aloud with a terrible ferocity. For the last time in his life he allowed passion to usurp cunning and reason, and it was because of his great love for John Thornton that he lost his head.” After John's death, it made Buck a free dog that he always wished to be. In the hero’s journey it represents Inner darkness It represents inner darkness Because, Buck became very fearful dark soul I wouldn’t want to mess with myself In the text it said “And truly Buck was the Fiend incarnate, raging at their heels and dragging them down like deer as they raced through the trees.” Another hero’s journey event it represent is

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