The Wild Exaggeration

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Charles DarwinIt had says “is not the strongest of the species that survive, but the one most responsive to change.” According to the book The Call of the Wild,which was written by Jack London,the book is talking about a dog who named Buck and he is sold to a place that is completely different with his life before. Buck met many different kinds of people and dogs there, this change his life.One important theme of the book is the organisms will change their living styles based on the environment. London develops this theme through the use of simile and exaggeration. London develops this theme through the use of simile. The first day Buck come to Dyea Beach everything here for him is novel terrified. Page 15 says,“Buck had never seen dogs fight like these dogs;they were likes wolves” London compare the way the dogs fighting to the ways wolves fight. Buck had never see the dogs fight like wolves, the dogs he had…show more content…
Buck leave campsite to hunting the moose and after he come back to the campsite the yeehats kill all the people and dog. Page 85 says“Buck came out of the trees faster than the north wind, and threw himself on the Yesshats like a mad dog” London decsribe Buck’s action is faster than wind. However, Buck’s action can’t faster than the wind,so author exaggerate Buck’s action in order to make reader know the anger of Buck. Also, the environment make Buck has power to fight with people. Before he contact with this environment he don’t know how to fight. Now he is out of the wild and fight like a beast. In conclusion, one theme of this book is organisms will change their living styles based on the environment and London develops the theme by using simile and exaggeration. First,London use simile to compare the way the dogs fighting to the ways wolves fight. Secondly,London compare the way the dogs fighting to the ways wolves fight. As a result, the change of environment will affect the living styles of
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