Examples Of Perseverance In Call Of The Wild

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To finish college, to learn to ride a bike, to raise a family, to finish a book...these all require one common attribute to complete. That attribute is perseverance. Perseverance is a word used to generalize the act of finishing a challenging goal, even when the circumstances are less than desirable. Great successors require perseverance every day, and it is a vital characteristic to accomplish any sort of standard. Throughout Call of The Wild and --------------------, we see many examples of the main characters perseverance, and both stories teach the reader what it means to achieve a goal. In Call of The Wild, Buck, the main character, is forced to push through treacherous conditions and dangerous situations to achieve his goals, showing his undying perseverance. Buck is able to persevere through everything due to his extreme want to be great at everything he does, no matter the activity. He never gives up, even through tough circumstances, and this results in his pulling a ton with his own strength, and leading his team through the perilous slopes of the Yukon. “He was beaten (he knew that); but he was not broken,” (Chapter 1, Paragraph 40). This quote gives one of the many examples where Buck, instead of feeling defeated due to his challenging conflicts, uses them to motivate …show more content…

Suess perseveres through the painful criticism he receives by standing by his original goal: to make children happy through the power of literature. His perseverance resulted in his immense fame and remarkable story. “Geisel’s first book, And To Think I Saw It On Mullberry Street, was rejected 27 times before finally being published in 1937.” This quote gives a great example of his unceasing effort, and how it eventually landed him in an enormous amount of fame and

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