Books will be available for pickup at the start of July.
This book will focus on three key topics including:
- Plot overview
- Character Analysis
- Important Quotation Analysis
Quote to be Analyzed:
During the four years since his puppyhood he had lived the life of a sated aristocrat; he had a fine pride in himself, was even a trifle egotistical, as country gentlemen sometimes become because of their insular situation.Jack London
Questions to answer as you read through:
- What is Buck?
- Where does Buck live at the beginning of the novel?
- What is the name of Buck’s first master?
- Who kidnaps Buck from his home?
- Which dog gets killed immediately upon her arrival in the North?
- What is the profession of Francois and Perrault?
- Who is Buck’s great rival on the team of dogs?
- What event intervenes to stop a fight between Buck and Spitz?
- What event brings about the final confrontation between Buck and Spitz?
- What does Buck demand after Spitz’s death?
- Who buys Buck and the other dogs when they are sold by the mail company?
- What does Mercedes insist on doing that slows the sled down?
- What happens to the dogs during Hal and Charles’s trip to Dawson?
- How does John Thornton save Buck’s life?
- What happens to Hal, Charles, and Mercedes after they leave John Thornton’s?
- How does Buck save John Thornton’s life?
- What bet does Thornton win with Matthewson?
- What does Buck do when Thornton gets into a bar fight?
- What quest sends Thornton and his friends into the wilderness?
- While the men camp and look for gold, what does Buck do?
- What kind of animal does Buck spend four days hunting?
- What does Buck find when he returns from hunting?
- What happens to John Thornton?
- What does Buck learn when he attacks the Yeehat Indians?
- What does Buck do at the end of the novel?