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Unformatted text preview: After being in constant hunger for many days, Buck's old instinct to kill and eat raw meat and warm blood is rekindled within him. About this same time, Buck is constantly pitted against another powerful dog, Spitz, the lead dog of his sled team. After several skirmishes with Spitz, Buck's decisive fight with him occurs, and the result of the fight is a victory for Buck, who then becomes the lead dog. In his position of leadership, he quickly proves himself to be superior to all the other dogs and thus wins the admiration of his masters, Franois and Perrault, who work with Buck quite some time before they are called away to other duties. Buck's next master is a Scotch half-breed; the man is fair, but he works Buck almost beyond endurance, so much so that on a difficult run against extremely adverse conditions, most of the other dogs succumb to the wild elements. Buck, however, survives, even though he loses a significant dogs succumb to the wild elements....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course ENGLISH 1001 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.
- Fall '11