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The Call of the Wild | Study Guide

Jack London

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Author

Jack London

Year Published

1903

Type

Novel

Genre

Adventure

Perspective and Narrator

The Call of the Wild is told from a third-person limited omniscient point of view, focusing primarily on the dog Buck, except at the beginning and end of the text.

Tense

Jack London'sThe Call of the Wild is told in the past tense.

About the Title

The title, The Call of the Wild, refers to the urge of the novel's protagonist, a dog named Buck, to return to the primordial state of his wolf ancestors.

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