When the storm calms, Torak goes out and looks for Renn. He finds her in a little hole, barely alive. He make a small fire and she eventually warms up and they continue towards the mountain. At the base of the mountain, they are ambushed by the raven clan, the clan that captured Torak, and they take him back to their little camp about halfway up the mountain. He stays a night there and in the morning he heads off to the top with the three items and his wolf.
Crispin, The Cross of Lead is about a boy in the 14th century. His mother just died and he has been chased out of his village. He has also been declared a “wolf’s head” which means that anyone can legally kill him. He meets a traveling jester named Bear and he takes care of Crispin. They make their way to a big city and then Bear meets with a few other people.
His experiment teaches him so much and he gains new friends or “pack members”. In the book Never Cry Wolf, Mowat uses pathos, humor, and logos in his experiment when he is trying to find out if the wolfs are blood thirsty killing wild animals. Mowat uses humor throughout the book, and that helps to prove that The wolves are not mean animals. The first humorous part of the book was when Mowat went out to watch the wolves and he couldn’t find any trace of them. When he was about to leave he turned around to go pee and as he was peeing he noticed that the wolves are staring right at him.
There is a ghost dog that leads a pack of wolves to victory in the Yukon. The ghost dog will scare you away from the land it protects. This ghost dog is “Buck” the main character in the adventure book The Call Of The Wild by Jack London. Buck lived in Santa Clara Valley, California with his master Judge Miller. He was stolen and sold to a man on a train.
The book I choice to read was, “Brian’s Winter”, by Gary Paulsen. This book is about Brian after the private plane he was flying in crashes in to the rugged forests of Canada. Brian went through many struggles while trying the best he could to survive in the harsh environment. Some of the biggest events in this story include when he is attacked by a bear, during the major storms and some of his questionable encounters with the wolves. If I were telling a friend about the entire story in two minutes I would say, Brian’s parents were divorced leading him to visit his father for the first time in a long time.
Life in The Call of the Wild was a survival built on the death of other living creatures. Between these opposing values Buck hovers continually in the action of the tale. Even the call of the wild itself, to which Buck responds with growing intensity throughout receives double focus twin definition: it was both lure and trap. In the second chapter, when Buck learns “The Law of Club and Fang” he builds his first warm sleeping nest in the snow, to discover the next morning: It had snowed during the night and he was completely buried. The snow Walls pressed him on every side, and a great surge of fear swept
He died saving Peak’s dad Josh in a terrible blizzard on the mountain K2. Josh was the only one who survived in the frightful blizzard. He sat there watching all his team members die and he too was close to death. With little chance of survival, Ki-tar stumbled up the mountain in the horrible conditions and risked his life to save one climber. Soon after he rescued Josh, Ki-tar died in the bed next to Josh.
In Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen, Cole is a kid who focused on anger and lied a lot. In this part of the book Cole swore not to lie which is a big change. Cole was beaten up by his parents when he was younger and was raised in an environment of anger. He was forced to go to and island in Alaska because he smashed Peter Driscal’s head into the pavement. On the island in Alaska he was mauled by a bear for threatening it.
Crispin: Cross of Lead by Avi, tells the story of a 13 year old serf boy named Crispin who becomes an orphan after his mother dies and must leave his town or will be hunted and killed as a wolfs head. While on his odyssey to escape his hunter, John Aycliffe, he meets a juggler with contrasting opinions named Bear who becomes Crispin’s master. Bear protects him and teaches him a new life, how to juggle and play the flute, and new opinions on government aspects. Crispin transforms mentally and physically throughout the story, showing the reader what he overcame and realized. Crispin is a dynamic character because throughout the story he seeks his true identity, his opinions on the feudal system develop, and he starts the story anxious, unconfident,
My…my brother, he died last night when I was lost in the forest. In my nightmare, I saw the wolf chasing my brother and devouring every piece of him and left his bones bare. I’m scared.” The man, not knowing how to comfort humans as he was not one himself, awkwardly hugged her. He was alarmed that the nightmare the girl had was indeed what happened to her brother and wondered if she knew whether the wolf was him. So he prompted her and asked, “Did you see what the wolf looked like?” Gretel was shocked at what he asked.
Crispin by Avi Crispin is a 1 year old boy who is fleeing from his old life and town. He has been declared a wolf’s head which means he can be killed by anyone. So he flees from his old town of Stromford. On his way he meets a juggler named Bear, who tricks Crispin into being his servant. However, bear is kind man and teaches Crispin and treats him well.
After they got some sleep they went to the Cornucopia hoping Cato would show up there. He soon did, while being chased by wolves. Everyone got on top of the cornucopia. A battle begins and Katniss kills Cato at the threat of him killing Peeta. They thought they won but a gamemaker reverses the rule change previously announced.
Buck starts wandering around and making friends in the forest. Until one day he comes back to find that his master, Thornton, was killed by a tribe of Indians. This is when Buck truly becomes wild; the only thing still holding him to civilization is him visiting Thorntons grave every year to mourn for his master 's death. The Yeetah, the Indian tribe that killed Thornton, started making stories of Buck calling him the ghost dog. John London’s writing style in The Call of the Wild was through a narrative perspective point of view.
After being viciously mauled by a grizzly bear, Glass was expected to die from his wounds. His trapping party decides to leave two volunteers- John Fritzgerald and Jim Bridger- to stay behind with Glass until he dies. Fearing an attack from the Arikara tribe, Fritzgerald decided to steal Glass’s gun and knife and flee with Bridger instead. What the two men didn’t realize was that Glass is not dead yet. With only vengeance in his mind, Glass is able to survive with determination.
Later on Andy continues to battle in his head over to kill the otter, or listen to his dad. In the end of the story while Andy is in the woods the otter is attacked by a lynx. Andy’s eyes are opened and he sees the otter was only protecting its young. Andy comes to peace with letting the otter live