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The Call of the Wild is a novel by Jack London. It focuses on the life of Buck, a pampered dog who lives with a wealthy family in southern California. During the Gold Rush, Buck is captured, sold, and eventually shipped to Alaska. Along the way, Buck is mistreated, but eventually he learns to survive as a member of a dog sled team. With each new experience, Buck becomes more acquainted with his ancestor's instincts. Finally, after losing someone he cared about, Buck decides to return to living in the wild. Which of these statements best represent the theme of The Call of the Wild?

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The best statement that represents the theme of The Call of the Wild is WITH EACH NEW EXPERIENCE, BUCK BECOMES MORE ACQUAINTED WITH HIS ANCESTOR'S INSTINCTS. Buck's ancestors lived in the wild, eventually because men settled in their habitat, they became domesticated. This is the situation where Buck was born in. However, as the story unfolds, Buck's instincts became more pronounced and he finally heeded the call of the wild.

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