To Build A Fire Vs Call Of The Wild

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To build a Fire and Call of the Wild were written by the same author, Jack London. These two pieces have many similarities and also differences. Both of the stories took place in the Yukon Territory, for example. The purpose of the story was different. To Build a Fire and Call of the Wild have many similarities and differences so we can tell how Jack London interpreted the books. Both Call of the Wild and To Build a Fire took place in the Yukon Territory. Quoted in the book, To Build a Fire, “Day had broken cold and grey, when the man turned aside from the main Yukon Trail and climbed the Earth-bank. In the quote, it explains that there is a man on the Yukon Trail and the day was ending. He needed to camp for the night. Quoted in the book,…show more content…
To Build a Fire talks about a man who was on the Yukon Trail. He was on his way to meet his friend. There were harsh conditions and he had to camp for the night, or not he would surely die from frostbite. Trying to get himself warm, he builds a fire, but then is covered by snow. He tried to run around to get blood circulation, but it endured him. Finally, he thought of killing the dog, putting his hands in it, and to make himself warm. His hands were numb so he let the dog go. Finally, he died from frostbite. This story explained how the man did a mistake and had died from it. In the book, Call of the Wild, Buck was a house pet and learned how to become a wild animal throughout his experience in the Yukon. Both stories also have another difference. The man and Buck had different evolutions. Quoted in the book, To Build a Fire, “As he turned to go on, he spat speculatively. There was a sharp, explosive crackle that startled him.” Later in the book, the man dies. In Call of the Wild, Buck had met many owners and different dogs. Buck was kidnapped. He learned had to adapt to different owners and the wild. At the end, he heard the “Call of the Wild.” To Build a Fire and Call of the Wild have many similarities and differences. The two similarities include the setting and the time-period. The time period was during the Klondike Gold Rush. The setting took place in the Yukon Territory. The two differences include the content of the story
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