Essay on “The Sea Wolf”
Creativity Jack London steeped in the spirit of heroism and romance, but on the other hand is based on the life experience of man who knew what hard work and deprivation. Often catch myself wanting to be like the heroes they invented. Although if you look closely, you can see in them the features of Jack London:. Strong, courageous, knows the value of life
center of the novel is a confrontation between two different characters – a stern captain of fishing schooners, Wolf Larsen, and by coincidence found themselves on the same schooner refined gentleman Humphrey van Weyden. He fell under the rule of Captain Humphrey forced to obey him. Under the yoke of the circumstances of the young man he is revising its outlook on life, but it does not betray its ideals: faith in the honor and good. The motives of Wolf Larsen enters re-boys, but only for pleasure. He is interested in the character of “Mr. Van Weyden».
The novel has no twists in the plot or dramatic denouement. He just develops a central theme, painting all the more clearly the features of the main characters. But entourage little world, which turned out to Humphrey Van Weyden, captivated by its atmosphere, plunges us into the world of harsh and violent people, but having his truth and his philosophy. That is the philosophy of Wolf Larsen plays a key role in the novel.
The Sea Wolf Review
It may be noted that the author does not give preference to any of the main characters. Rather, it is the two sides of the character of Jack London. But both of them look very convincing and objective reader will not jump to conclusions about who is right and who is not
In conclusion, I want to say that Sea Wolf -. One of my favorite pieces in the writer and if you not read this novel, it is not fully plunged into the harsh but attractive world of Jack London.