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white-fang-jack-londonIn the late 1800s, a wolf pup learns to survive through strength, cunning, and determination in the harsh landscape of the Canadian Yukon territory. When he is captured by a series of different masters, White Fang journeys through domestication and abuse before eventually learning to love.A Lone Wolfs Journey to LoveOVERVIEWWhite Fang is born and begins to test his boundaries.Alongside his mother, White Fang learns to hunt and begins to understand his place in the natural world.White Fang experiences violence and domestication in exchange for the comforts of camp life.Beauty Smith purchases White Fang and turns him into a violent killer.After being saved by Weedon Scott, White Fang is tamed and learns to trust.In California, White Fang becomes part of the Scott family and fathers a litter of his own.White Fangby the NumbersLondons age when he was first arrested for vagrancy Number of men who traveled to the Yukon searching for gold between 1896 and 1899 Age at which Londonwho grew up in destitution—first used a toothbrushNumber of words London wrote every day during his career~1,00018~100,00019Main CharactersKicheCunning she-wolf; fights for the life of her pupsBeauty SmithHideous, cruel dog-fighter; abuses White FangWhite FangDomesticated wolf; survives the cruelties of man and natureWeedon ScottNurturing gold prospector; earns White Fangs devotion through loveGray BeaverIndian fur trader; gains White Fangs obedience through harsh disciplineMOTHERMASTERMASTERMASTERNarrator, Part 2, Chapter 5he aim of life was meat … The law was: EAT OR BE EATEN.Sources: Author Magazine, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Jack London.org, PBSCopyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc.JACK LONDON1876–1916A popular writer during his time, London drew on his experiences as a prospector during the Klondike Gold Rush to write White Fang, his follow-up toThe Call of the Wild. Readers responded to his continued exploration of civilization versus nature, making White Fang an instant success.AuthorThemesSurvival of the FittestWhite Fang uses his strength and cunning to survive harsh weather, famine, and other animals. IsolationOstracized by humans and animals, White Fang becomes a vicious, lone killer until hes accepted by Weedon Scotts family. Nature vs. NurtureWhite Fang changes under each new master, but his instincts remain intact, calling into question whether his identity is formed by genetics or environment. EnglishOriginal Language1906Year PublishedJack LondonAuthorWhite FangAdventureNovel

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