Quote:"He had been suddenly jerked from the heart of civilization and flung into the heart of things primordial." (PDF 15) Description: Buck is fighting with another dog.
Quote:"But she lay there limp and lifeless in the bloody, trampledsnow, almost literally torn to pieces, the swart half-breed standing over her and cursing horribly" (PDF 16) Deescription: Buck realizes that his friend Curly was killed.
Quote: "Perrault, who was in a hurry to be on the trail with hisdespatches, returned with two more dogs. “Billee” and “Joe” he called them, two brothers, and true huskies both. Billee’s onefault was his excessive good nature, while Joe was the very opposite, sour and introspective, with a perpetual snarl and a malignant eye." (PDF 17) Description: Perrault brings back two new dogs who are brothers.
Quote:"This first theft marked Buck as fit to survive in the hostile Northlandenvironment. It marked his adaptability, his capacity to adjust himself tochanging conditions, the lack of which would have meant swift andterrible death." (PDF 21) Deescription: Buck and the teeam are eating food but they are running low.
Quote:"All his days, no matter what the odds, he had never run from a fight. But the club of the man in the red sweater had beaten into him a more undamental and primitive code."(PDF 21) Description: Buck is getting abused and beat down with a club by the man with the red sweater.
Quote:"And not only did he learn by experience, but instincts long dead became alive again." (PDF 22) Description: Buck is learning from his surroundings and his experience is improving.