Old Koskoosh strained his ears. How they hated the work. This was a deep thought for old Koskoosh. He strained his ears, his restless brain for the moment stilled.
He had lived close to the earth, and the law was not new to him. She was not thoughtful of the person alone. She was beating the dogs, trying to make them stand in front of the snow sleds.
Nature did not care; there were plenty who were obedient, and it was only the obedience in this matter, not the obedient, which lived and lived always.
How Zing-ha and he felt the blood-lust quicken! Listen, what a strange noise for wood to make in the fire. A child cried, and a woman sang softly to quiet it.
In this alone was all history. And he dropped his stick with the fire on the end of it. Now they came to where the moose had made a stand. It was the way of life, and it was just.
He had been born close to the earth, close to the earth had he lived, and the law thereof was not new to him.
Twice had he been dragged down, as the snow attested, and twice had he shaken his assailants clear and gained footing once more. Perhaps the heart of his son might soften, and he would come back with the dogs to take his old father on with the tribe to where the caribou ran thick and the fat hung heavy upon them.
Was it not the law of life? His son was good to do this thing.Now, the VOA Special English Program, AMERICAN STORIES.
(MUSIC) Our story today is called “The Law of Life.” It was written by Jack London. Here is. LALAJack London: The Law of Life Culture is the expression of our nature on how we live, interact, believe, where we gain our knowledge, and it also distinguishes people from another in divergent societies.
For Old Koskoosh, old moose and old men must bend to the same law.
Life gives both certain duties and, when they are accomplished, moose and man must die. Jack London's "The law of life" () is the story of an old tribesman, Koskoosh, who has been left out by his tribe, because he's old and useless, to die out in the snow.
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The Law of Life Presentation By: Viet Dau, Emalie Freitas, Emily Molstad, Jessica Weaver, and Brendan Zotti By: Jack London Setting Plot Characters Themes Symbolism Koskoosh -Symbolizes the common life, the hardwork needed to live only to die -Shows the law of life applies to everyone, you live and.Download