Jack London (1876-1916) Biography в–є He is a consummate adventurist. в–є He spends much time in nature. в–є He studies Charles Darwin, and he adopts DarwinвЂ™s belief in the survival of the fittest. в–є His most famous novel is Call of the Wild. в–є He married and had two children; however, the marriage failed after 5 years. в–є He commits suicide at the age of 40 in San Francisco. Literary Philosophy в–є Jack London is a Naturalist. п‚§ Nature does not exist for our entertainment. п‚§ Nature is cruel and unforgiving. п‚§ Only the strong survive in nature. Literary Terms в–є Diction в–є Foreshadow в–є Conflict п‚§ Internal Conflict п‚§ External Conflict в–є Irony Focusing Exercise в–є Do you think you could win Survivor? в–є What does it mean to be naive? в–є Can you sense when things are about to go wrong?