Seventh Grade Class Discussion Questions

The Call of the Wild
Click on the discussion tab at the top of this page and answer the following question. Don't forget to respond to at least two (2) of your other classmates thoughts.

Question: "From early on in the novel, Buck is torn between the two sides of his nature: the conditioned, civilized side from which he is kidnapped and which he experiences again with John Thornton, and the primitive, wild side, on which he depends for survival. Describe how this internal conflict increases, building to a climax in the last chapter. How is it finally resolved? Be sure to use examples from the book and respond to your classmates thoughts as well.