Even though Chris’s body image became immensely gaunt, one can see in the photo that he was happy--genuinely happy. This shows that he achieved his goal to regain that missing piece within him, by searching deep in the wilderness. The tingle of enjoyment about what one does truly reveals in Chris’s choices and he stayed true to his values through hard times, especially the involvement with his parents. As one can see, McCandless’ lack of foresight (as well as his arrogance) killed him; not only starvation. In the earlier chapters, Chris wrote out in his journal, “S.O.S.
Mastery is attained only through the separation from a pack mentality. Throughout the narrative, Buck is a part of a group of dogs serving men. When John Thornton cuts Buck loose from the brutal torture of his masters, he is also setting Buck free from a pack mentality. Even when Buck serves his new master Thornton with total devotion and love, he has a growing attraction to the wild. His eagerness for a solitary life in the wild overcomes him eventually that takes him back to the wild.
Known for its courage, strength, and loyalty, the Rottweiler is a strong dog who is hardworking and loyal. With a background of ancestors who pulled wagons, the Rottweiler has the strength and stamina to be a sled dog in the Yukon as well as the ability to fend for themselves in the wild. One trait of this dog is their double coat, meant to keep them warm, which makes them more suitable for the cold Yukon weather. The Rottweiler is also known to be adaptive. They can quickly learn and adapt according to their surrounding.
As Jim Rohn once said, “It is not what happens that determines the major part of your future...it is what you do about what happens that counts.” Buck, the main character in the novel The Call of the Wild, is a victim of life 's many unexpected obstacles. From domesticated and tamed to wild and primitive, the transformation of Buck from beginning to end is a result of nature and nurture combined. Nature, his genetic makeup, proves to be the most dominant in his development of becoming a free creature of the wilderness. Throughout his journey, Buck benefits greatly from his physical structure, genetic memory, and natural instincts. Natural selection played a big role in Buck’s fate.
Dogs are used in the novel to represent Lennie, and they way he’s treated. Dogs are known for being a person’s perfect companion, always following orders and staying loyal. Throughout the book, Lennie follows George’s orders. One example is when Lennie and Curley fight, and Lennie attacks Curley because George told him to. He then stops because George orders him to.
Many individuals are able to succeed because they are willing to fight for what they want. Doing this they are shoulding perseverance. Perseverance in other words means to not give up. The novel “Call of the Wild” Buck shows perseverance by not giving up his leadership throughout the book when he got his new owners and new sled dog teammates. Even though he had to fight to keep his leadership, Buck never lost the leadership.
In the book Night by Elie Wiesel, Eliezer Wiesel narrates the legendary tale of what happened to him and his father during the Holocaust. In the introduction, Wiesel talks about how his village in Seghet was never worried about the war until it was too late. Wiesel’s village received advanced notice of the Germans, but the whole village ignored it. Throughout the entire account, Wiesel has many traits that are key to his survival in the concertation camps. Eliezer’s best traits come out and allow him to survive his terrible ordeal, which are adaptability, determination, patience, and perseverance.
This novel, written by Garth Stein, explains the answers to questions like these through a dog’s interpretation of human life. The main character and narrator, Enzo, compares living a balanced human life in the midst of challenges and struggles to racing a car in the rain. Although he is not able to become directly involved with the main plot of the story, Enzo witnesses the lives of his owners and tries to analyze and understand what they are going through. He believes that he will be reincarnated as a man at the end of his life as a dog and wants to learn as much as he can. Enzo’s perspective on human life gives the reader a better understanding of what it
His pondering would cease when Andy broke out of jail in a hole he had dug through the wall. Eventually, Red got out on parole, and it was the hope that Andy brought to Shawshank that kept him going on the outside. In this story, Andy was the most hopeful person in Shawshank, but he was also sensible towards the notion of risk and reward. Despite being a quiet man, Andy would show his hopefulness in what he said as well as what he did. An example of the latter took place when the warden explained to Andy how he is a man who thinks too highly of himself.
Lawrence Selden, one of many characters in Edith Wharton’s House of Mirth, is a hero throughout the novel because of his admirable detachment from the New York City social scene even though he knew that meant he could not be with Lily. Despite the fact that Lily and Selden were never able to settle down together and live happily-ever-after, Wharton gives the readers some solace in the last three paragraphs: The “moment of love” between Selden and Lily “had kept them from atrophy and extinction. Wharton’s tone and careful word choice in these last three paragraphs should leave the reader with some sort of comfort regarding the relationship between Lawrence Selden and Lily Bart. The positive tone in these last three paragraphs and Lily’s opinion