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by Jack London

White Fang study guide contains a biography of Jack London, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

White Fang opens with a beautifully detailed picture of the Yukon. Two men, Bill and Henry, with a team of six dogs pulling a sled on which is strapped a coffin, are fleeing down a frozen waterway, a wolf pack in pursuit. At night, the dogs are individually lured to their deaths by a she-wolf. London paints quite a portrait of the two men sitting around the campfire, seeing only the eyes of the wolves reflecting the light from the fire. Scared and frustrated, Bill decides one morning to go out with his rifle and three remaining cartridges. Henry hears three shots, but Bill does not return. Henry is left alone and night after night he feels the wolves coming closer and closer. Finally, one night, the wolves become so brazen that they come…

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How are the wolves able to get the sled dogs away from the safety of fire?

The pack of wolves drags one dog away while the men are asleep.

The wolves attack when each dog goes for a drink in a stream.

A female wolf starts a fight with a dog and leads it away.

A female wolf that is part husky acts playful and lures each dog away.

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