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Unformatted text preview: Buck's next lesson in adapting to his new life involves finding a warm place to sleep. He sees lights one night in Franois and Perrault's tent, and because he has been used to sleeping by the Judge's fireplace, Buck enters their tent, only to be bombarded by curses and flying objects. Wandering around the camp site in the cold bitter wind, that is penetrating his wounded shoulder, Buck is surprised to find that all of the other dogs are, as it were, "teammates," and that they have buried themselves under the snow. Thus, Buck learns how the other dogs sleep and keep warm, so he selects a place for himself and is soon asleep; once again, he learns another lesson about how to survive in this new and hostile country. Next morning, when Buck awakens, he feels the weight of the night's snow pressing down upon him, and "a great surge of fear swept through him the fear of the wild thing for the trap." London, quite and "a great surge of fear swept through him the fear of the wild thing for the trap....
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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