The Call of the Wild is a novel by Jack London that was first published in 1903.


See a complete list of the characters in The Call of the Wild and in-depth analyses of Buck, John Thornton, and Hal, Charles, & Mercedes.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the key themes, symbols, and motifs in The Call of the Wild.


Learn more about The Call of the Wild by reading these mini-essays and suggested essay topics.

Further Study

Go further in your study of The Call of the Wild with background information about Jack London and the novel, as well as suggestions for further reading.


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