White Fang


Discussion Topics

  1. Is London’s use of anthropomorphism effective when writing about a character like White Fang, who is supposed to represent the wild?
  2. Do you see a difference between the indifferent brutality of Grey Beaver and the intentional brutality of Beauty Smith?
  3. Do you believe that environmental conditions required White Fang, Jim Hall, and Beauty Smith to be savage?
  4. How does the idea of survival of the fittest drive action in the novel?
  5. Why is Weedon Scott different from the other men in the novel?
  6. Is it believable for Kiche to have left the Indian village and to have lived so successfully in the wild, and then to transition back to life as a dog?
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