Unformatted text preview: Next morning, when Buck awakens, he feels the weight of the night's snow pressing down upon him, and &quot;a great surge of fear swept through him the fear of the wild thing for the trap.&quot; London, quite pointedly, goes on to say that this fear was &quot;a token that [Buck] was harking back through his own life to the lives of his forebears.&quot; London writes, &quot;the muscles of [Buck's] whole body contracted spasmodically and instinctively,&quot; and bursting out through the layer of snow, he sees the camp spread out before him. That day, Buck has another experience learning to be a sled dog, similar to the incident referred to earlier in these Notes. Buck is now placed between Dave and Sol-leks, who are both experienced dogs and who will teach Buck how to perform. When Buck makes a mistake, both dogs instantly &quot;administer a sound trouncing to him.&quot; Buck learns very quickly, and at the end of both dogs instantly &quot;administer a sound trouncing to him....
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