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Literature: Call of the Wild
Moral absolutism
Pragmatism
Moral relativism
Survival of the Fittest
There is absolute truth: a definite right and wrong
A practical way of approaching and solving a problem. The end…
A view that what is right and wronged based on the views and…
Darwin and Spencer-the idea that the strongest and most suita…
Moral absolutism
There is absolute truth: a definite right and wrong
Pragmatism
A practical way of approaching and solving a problem. The end…
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Literature Call of the Wild
Jack London was born in ______________…
Jock London grew up in _______________…
Jack London quit school at _______ and…
He returned at school at ____ and comp…
January 12, 1876
Oakland, California
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19, one year
Jack London was born in ______________…
January 12, 1876
Jock London grew up in _______________…
Oakland, California
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Literature Call of the Wild
Innocous
Pandemonium
Madness
Malinger
Harmless
Wild uproar or noise
Slang for rabies
Someone who tries to avoid work
Innocous
Harmless
Pandemonium
Wild uproar or noise
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Literature Call of The Wild Vocabulary
Courier
Unruly
Solidarity
Monotonous
A messenger
Not submissive
Community of feelings
lacking in variety
Courier
A messenger
Unruly
Not submissive
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Literature Vocab Words Call of the Wild
Arbours
Conciliate
Fawn
Imperiously
a shelter of Vine or branches or of latticework covered climb…
can make someone more friendly or less angry
try to get the approval of an important or powerful person by…
having or showing the proud and unpleasant attitude of someon…
Arbours
a shelter of Vine or branches or of latticework covered climb…
Conciliate
can make someone more friendly or less angry
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Literature Call of the Wild
Jack London was born in ______________…
Jock London grew up in _______________…
Jack London quit school at _______ and…
He returned at school at ____ and comp…
January 12, 1876
Oakland, California
14
19, one year
Jack London was born in ______________…
January 12, 1876
Jock London grew up in _______________…
Oakland, California
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Literature Call of the Wild Backround Information
Jack London was born in ______________…
Jock London grew up in _______________…
Jack London quit school at _______ and…
He returned at school at ____ and comp…
January 12, 1876
Oakland, California
14
19, one year
Jack London was born in ______________…
January 12, 1876
Jock London grew up in _______________…
Oakland, California
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Literature-Final Exam-Call of the Wild
What was the main idea in chapter "Int…
What was the main idea in chapter "The…
What was the main idea in chapter "The…
What was the main idea in chapter "Who…
When Bick leaves his spoiled life and goes into the wild.
When Bick learns the lesson to never go down in a fight.
Buck undermines Spitz by protecting the other dogs.
Who becomes the lead dog after Spitz.
What was the main idea in chapter "Int…
When Bick leaves his spoiled life and goes into the wild.
What was the main idea in chapter "The…
When Bick learns the lesson to never go down in a fight.
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Literature Call of the Wild Study Guide
Where did Buck live? What was his life…
How did Buck stand out from the other…
Who is Manuel? What is his one sin?
What did Manuel do?
Buck lived in the Santa Clara Valley, California at Judge Mil…
Not Pampered house dog or kennel dog, but a family favorite.
Manuel was a gardeners and his sin was gambling.
Manuel stole and sold Buck to a man.
Where did Buck live? What was his life…
Buck lived in the Santa Clara Valley, California at Judge Mil…
How did Buck stand out from the other…
Not Pampered house dog or kennel dog, but a family favorite.
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Literature Call of the Wild Final Review
Judge Miller
Manuel
Man in the Red Sweater
Francois and Perrault
CHARACTERS:... Buck's original owner
CHARACTERS:... Judge Miller's gardener that kidnaps Buck
CHARACTERS:... Trains Buck by beating him with a club
CHARACTERS:... French Canadian couriers that teach Buck how to b…
Judge Miller
CHARACTERS:... Buck's original owner
Manuel
CHARACTERS:... Judge Miller's gardener that kidnaps Buck
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CALL OF THE WILD VOCAB (LITERATURE TEST)
Demesne
Imperiously
Insular
Unwonted
estate, realm, domain
arrogantly, lordly
isolated
rare, unusual
Demesne
estate, realm, domain
Imperiously
arrogantly, lordly
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Top Scholars Literature - The Call of the Wild Vocabulary
Uncouth
Brumal
Soliloquized
Unkept
Lacking in grace or polish
Occurring in the winter
Talk to oneself
Rough/unpolished/messy
Uncouth
Lacking in grace or polish
Brumal
Occurring in the winter
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Top Scholars Literature - The Call of the Wild - Study Guide
Spitz
1,000
pride
starvation
Buck's greatest rival on the team of dogs
Thornton won his bet that Buck could pull a sled loaded with…
The dogs took great ___ in their work on the teams.
The dogs begin to die of ___ during Hal and Charles's trip to…
Spitz
Buck's greatest rival on the team of dogs
1,000
Thornton won his bet that Buck could pull a sled loaded with…
Literature, Vocab Words, Call of the Wild, Section 1
Arbors
Conciliate
Fawn
Imperiously
a shelter of Vine or branches or of latticework covered climb…
can make someone more friendly or less angry
try to get the approval of an important or powerful person by…
having or showing the proud and unpleasant attitude of someon…
Arbors
a shelter of Vine or branches or of latticework covered climb…
Conciliate
can make someone more friendly or less angry
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Literature call of the wild chapter 3 vocab
Divine
Loath
Supremacy
Toil
To discover or declare
Unwilling or reluctant
The state of having the highest power
Hard and continuous work
Divine
To discover or declare
Loath
Unwilling or reluctant
Literature: Call of the Wild | Chapter 6 | Vocabulary
Abreast
Akin
Babel
Bespeak
two or more people or things that are next to each other in a…
similar or related
a confusion of sounds or voices
to be evidence of (something)
Abreast
two or more people or things that are next to each other in a…
Akin
similar or related
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Call of the Wild literature test vocab and roots
realm
imperiously
deft
futilely
a region
domineering, arrogant
apt, clever
serving no useful purpose
realm
a region
imperiously
domineering, arrogant
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literature call of the wild chapter 4-5 vocab
obdurate
displaced
celerity
solidarity
stubborn
moved out of the usual or proper place
speed or swiftness
feelings of community or belonging in a group
obdurate
stubborn
displaced
moved out of the usual or proper place
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literature call of the wild chapters 6-7 vocab
wax
ministration
manifest
convalescence
to grow larger or increase
help given in a time of need
to become clear so everyone can see
gradual healing after a long rest
wax
to grow larger or increase
ministration
help given in a time of need
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Honors American Literature: Into the Wild
Stubbornly perverse or rebellious, wil…
Word/phrase is applied to an object/ac…
Omission of conjunctions in parts of t…
Tends to have a list with a use of com…
Contumacious
Metaphor
Asyndeton
Function of Asyndeton
Stubbornly perverse or rebellious, wil…
Contumacious
Word/phrase is applied to an object/ac…
Metaphor
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Literature - The Call of the Wild: Ch. 1: Into the Primitive
At the beginning of the story, where d…
Who is Buck's first owner?
Who is "king over all creeping, crawli…
What type of dog is Buck?
In the Santa Clara Valley in California
Judge Miller
Buck
Half Scotch shepherd and half St. Bernard
At the beginning of the story, where d…
In the Santa Clara Valley in California
Who is Buck's first owner?
Judge Miller
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Literature - The Call of the Wild: Ch. 3: The Primordial Beast
What does the dominant primordial beas…
While making camp on the shore of Lake…
Who attacks Buck while he is fending o…
What dog suddenly goes mad and attacks…
The basic natural instincts for survival
Spitz occupies Buck's sleeping nest while Buck is eating his…
Spitz
Dolly
What does the dominant primordial beas…
The basic natural instincts for survival
While making camp on the shore of Lake…
Spitz occupies Buck's sleeping nest while Buck is eating his…
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American Literature- Early America
What is a myth?
What do creation myths do?
What are origin myths?
Can elements of creation and origin my…
It's an anonymous, traditional story that relies on the super…
They tell how the world and human beings came to exist
They are myths that explain how a phenomenon came to be or wh…
Yes
What is a myth?
It's an anonymous, traditional story that relies on the super…
What do creation myths do?
They tell how the world and human beings came to exist
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American Literature "Into the Wild" Vocab List 3
Idealistic
Earnest
Ludicrous
Penchant
Pursuing high or noble principles, purpose, or goals; aiming…
Serious in intention purpose and effort; sincere
Laughable; Ridiculous
A strong liking for something or tendency to do something
Idealistic
Pursuing high or noble principles, purpose, or goals; aiming…
Earnest
Serious in intention purpose and effort; sincere
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Super quiz Literature: Call of the Wild Vocabulary Ch 1-3
affirmative
arbor
besetting
bode
agreeing with a statement or to a request.
an axle or spindle on which something revolves.... a device hold…
(of a problem or difficulty) trouble or threaten persistently.
be an omen of a particular outcome
affirmative
agreeing with a statement or to a request.
arbor
an axle or spindle on which something revolves.... a device hold…
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Literature - The Call of the Wild: Ch. 5: The Toil of Trace and Trail
Who purchases the sled-dog team from t…
Who is described as "a middle-aged, li…
Who is described as "a youngster betwe…
Who is Charles's wife?
Hal and Charles
Charles
Hal
Mercedes
Who purchases the sled-dog team from t…
Hal and Charles
Who is described as "a middle-aged, li…
Charles
Literature - The Call of the Wild: Ch. 6: For the Love of a Man
What are the names of Jim Thornton's d…
How does Skeet care for Buck?
What does Buck feel toward Thornton?
How does Thornton express his love for…
Skeet and Nig
She cleans and washes Buck's wounds
Genuine love
By rough embraces and murmured oaths
What are the names of Jim Thornton's d…
Skeet and Nig
How does Skeet care for Buck?
She cleans and washes Buck's wounds
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Literature - The Call of the Wild: Ch. 2: The Law of Club and Fang
How does Curly die?
Who is the leader of the sled dog team?
What is Billee's one fault?
Who is described as "sour and introspe…
She is attacked by a pack of huskies
Spitz
His excessive good nature
Joe
How does Curly die?
She is attacked by a pack of huskies
Who is the leader of the sled dog team?
Spitz
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Week 2: Wilding, the Two Americas and the American Dream
What is meant by the "American Dream"?
What is the stereotypical representati…
What are the main criticisms with the…
True or False: The American Dream is f…
Idea that anyone can succeed through hard... work and has potent…
Married, 2 kids, owning 3 BR home with white picket fence. Ho…
It ignores discrimination, which might inhibit ability... of som…
False. Despite decline in confidence regarding America's... plac…
What is meant by the "American Dream"?
Idea that anyone can succeed through hard... work and has potent…
What is the stereotypical representati…
Married, 2 kids, owning 3 BR home with white picket fence. Ho…
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UNIT ONE 10th American Literature Unit Test (Early America literature)
How the World Was Made
The Summer of Black Widows
Prayer to the Pacific
How the Leopard Got His Claws
Cherokee
Sherman Alexie
Leslie Marmon Silko
Chinua Achebe and John Iroaganachi
How the World Was Made
Cherokee
The Summer of Black Widows
Sherman Alexie
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ACCEL American Literature: America Since 1945
What was the Harlem Renaissance?
What were the occupations of Langston…
What did Langston Hughes work into his…
What did Langston Hughes write?
An African-American growth in literature, music, and arts; th…
1. Seaman... 2. Worked in a nightclub ... 3. Bus boy at a restauran…
Patriotism, modern, urban and pop life; jazz
The Negro Speaks of Rivers and I, Too
What was the Harlem Renaissance?
An African-American growth in literature, music, and arts; th…
What were the occupations of Langston…
1. Seaman... 2. Worked in a nightclub ... 3. Bus boy at a restauran…
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American Literature 1750-1800 (Enlightenment of America)
John Locke
Thomas Hobbes
Sir Isaac Newton
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
wrote An Essay Concerning Human Understanding and argued agai…
believed society was nasty and brutish, agreed with Locke on…
philosopher regarded as the most original and influential the…
philosopher, writer, and composer, wrote Emile: or, On Educat…
John Locke
wrote An Essay Concerning Human Understanding and argued agai…
Thomas Hobbes
believed society was nasty and brutish, agreed with Locke on…
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American Literature (The Colonial Period and Antebellum America)
Jonathan Edwards
Patrick Henry
Thomas Paine
Thomas Jefferson
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Virginia Legislator ... "If this be treason, make the most of it…
Common Sense
Declaration of Independence
Jonathan Edwards
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Patrick Henry
Virginia Legislator ... "If this be treason, make the most of it…
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American Literature Part 1: "America for Me"
Who wrote "America for Me"?
Who was Henry Van Dyke?
What is Versailles?
Who painted Spirit of '76? (including…
Henry Van Dyke wrote "America for Me" while anticipating his…
Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933) lived in Pennsylvania. He was a ve…
the site of the palace of French King Louis XIV near Paris
Archibald Willard painted Spirit of '76 (1776), portraying th…
Who wrote "America for Me"?
Henry Van Dyke wrote "America for Me" while anticipating his…
Who was Henry Van Dyke?
Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933) lived in Pennsylvania. He was a ve…
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11th Grade American Literature Unit 1- America for Me ( Authors)
Henry Van Dyke
America for Me
Henry Holcomb Bennet
Henry Van Dyke
Who wrote America for Me?
In Which poem did the author compare other countries to his h…
Who wrote The Flag Goes By?
( 1852-1933) Who was a Presbyterian Minister, writer, Princet…
Henry Van Dyke
Who wrote America for Me?
America for Me
In Which poem did the author compare other countries to his h…
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American Literature - Forging America's Literary Tradition - Unit 1 Vocabulary
affirm
miseries
tedious
adversity
to state positively
things that cause one to suffer
tiresome; boring
a state of misfortune
affirm
to state positively
miseries
things that cause one to suffer
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American Literature Classics for Christians Fourth Edition A Beka Book America For Me Chapter Review
America for Me
The Flag Goes By
Spirit of '76
A Creed for Americans
Henry Van Dyke
Henry Holcomb Bennett
Archibald Willard
Stephen Vincent Benét
America for Me
Henry Van Dyke
The Flag Goes By
Henry Holcomb Bennett
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Call of the Wild - Week 1
insular
primordial
demesne
populous
adj. isolated
adj. relating to the earliest ages; primitive
n. an estate or part of an estate occupied and controlled by,…
adj. with many people, well populated
insular
adj. isolated
primordial
adj. relating to the earliest ages; primitive
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Call of the Wild: Ch. 1 Vocabulary
arbour
aristocrat
to conciliate
despatch
a framework that supports climbing plants
a member of a rich and powerful family, the artistocracy
to stop (someone) from being angry or discontented; to placat…
to send someone or something to a destination or for a purpose
arbour
a framework that supports climbing plants
aristocrat
a member of a rich and powerful family, the artistocracy
13 terms
Call of the Wild Chapter 9
restless
forest
explore
wolf
feeling nervous or bored and moving a lot
a group of trees
to look at something carefully to learn more about it
a type of wild dog
restless
feeling nervous or bored and moving a lot
forest
a group of trees
10 terms
Call of the Wild: Chapter 1 vocabulary
nomadic
ferine
demesne
sated
(adj) Moving from place to place with no permanent home
(adj) wild, untamed
(n) territory or area over which rule or control is exercised
(adj) Satisfied or pleased
nomadic
(adj) Moving from place to place with no permanent home
ferine
(adj) wild, untamed
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Call of the Wild Chapter 1
nomadic
ferine
demesne
sated
Moving from place to place with no permanent home
wild, untamed
territory over which rule or control is exercised
Satisfied or pleased
nomadic
Moving from place to place with no permanent home
ferine
wild, untamed
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Call of the Wild Ch. 6-7 Vocabulary
abundance
communion
contagion
convalescence
a great supply; more than enough
a sharing of feelings or thoughts.
the spreading of a disease by contact or close association.
the gradual process, or the period, of recovery from an illne…
abundance
a great supply; more than enough
communion
a sharing of feelings or thoughts.
10 terms
Call of the Wild Chapter 1
nomadic
ferine
demesne
sated
Moving from place to place with no permanent home
wild, untamed
territory over which rule or control is exercised
Satisfied or pleased
nomadic
Moving from place to place with no permanent home
ferine
wild, untamed
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The Call of the Wild Vocab
estate
kennel
companion
orchard
a large house with the land that surrounds it
a place where dogs are kept when their owner owner is gone
a good friend
A place where fruit trees grow.
estate
a large house with the land that surrounds it
kennel
a place where dogs are kept when their owner owner is gone
10 terms
American Literature Vocabulary Unit 4
affable
aggrandize
aura
contraband
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
(v.) to increase in greatness, power or wealth; to build up o…
(n.) that which surrounds (as an atmosphere); a distinctive a…
(n.) illegal traffic, smuggled goods. (adj.) illegal, prohibi…
affable
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
aggrandize
(v.) to increase in greatness, power or wealth; to build up o…
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American Literature
Nathaniel Ward
The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam in America
John Smith
John Smith
The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam in America
Early pamphlet warning New Englanders about the danger of rel…
Admiral of New England. He was an English soldier, explorer,…
He was a leader of the Virginia Colony (based at Jamestown) b…
Nathaniel Ward
The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam in America
The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam in America
Early pamphlet warning New Englanders about the danger of rel…
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CHARACTER REVIEW FOR CALL OF THE WILD
BUCK
JUDGE MILLER
TOOTS AND YSABEL
MANUEL
PROTAGONIST:... KIDNAPPED AND SOLD TO PULL A SLED IN THE ALASKAN…
BUCK'S FIRST OWNER:... OWNS AN ESTATE IN SANTA CLARA VALLEY... SYMB…
FLAT/STATIC CHARACTERS:... HOUSE DOG FRIENDS OF BUCK'S
FLAT/STATIC CHARACTER:... ASSISTANT TO JUDGE MILLER'S GARDNER... HA…
BUCK
PROTAGONIST:... KIDNAPPED AND SOLD TO PULL A SLED IN THE ALASKAN…
JUDGE MILLER
BUCK'S FIRST OWNER:... OWNS AN ESTATE IN SANTA CLARA VALLEY... SYMB…
10 terms
Call of the Wild Chapter 2
primordial
vicarious
introspective
discomfiture
Existing at or from the beginning of time; primeval.
Experienced through the imagination; not experienced directly
Looking inward at one's own thoughts and feelings
Embarrassment
primordial
Existing at or from the beginning of time; primeval.
vicarious
Experienced through the imagination; not experienced directly
51 terms
Call of the Wild
obscure
imperious
genial
obdurate
Unclear... difficult to understand; partially hidden
(adj.) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing,…
(adj.) cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
(adj.) stubborn, unyielding
obscure
Unclear... difficult to understand; partially hidden
imperious
(adj.) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing,…
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