Call Of The Wild – Plot Summary
The Call of the Wild is about Buck, the son of a St. Bernard and a Scotch Shepherd dog, who was taken from his beautiful home in California to the treacherous Alaskan wilderness, where he discovers the the call of the wild within him.
At first, Buck is a companion to Judge Miller and his family in the Santa Clara Valley, California. Because of the gold rush in the north, there is a demand for strong dogs that can lead sleds, and Buck is stolen from Judge Miller?s estate and transported north for sale as a sled dog. It is during this journey that the first changes emerge in Buck.
Before being sold to Francois and Perrault, to join their team in sledding across the north, he is broken by the man in the red sweater. Though the man teaches him his first lesson in the law of club and fang, Buck allows himself to be broken only physically. He never would let man break his spirit. From this time on, Buck is initiated into a new world. He sees his friend, Curly, brutally killed, and he himself is beaten by both man and fellow dog as he adapts to
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