How is the story of Keesh remembered from one generation to the next? Ans: Kesh was the bold leader of the Eskimos and many mysterious. Short Story: 'Keesh' by Jack London. Keesh lived at the edge of the polar sea. He had seen thirteen suns in the Eskimo way of keeping time. Among the Eskimos, the sun each winter leaves the land in darkness. KEESH lived long ago on the rim of the polar sea, was head man of his village he live that only the old men remember his name, his name and the tale, which.
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And no widow nor weak one shall cry in the night because there is no meat, when the strong men are groaning in great pain the story of keesh that they have eaten the story of keesh.
And in the days to come there shall be shame upon the strong men who have eaten overmuch. I, Keesh, have said it! The next day he went forth along the shore-line where the ice and the land met together.
Those who saw him go noted that he carried his bow, with a goodly supply of bone-barbed arrows, and that across his shoulder was his father's big hunting-spear.
And there was laughter, and much talk, at the event. It was an unprecedented occurrence.
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Never did boys of his tender age go forth to hunt, much less to hunt alone. The story of keesh were there shaking of heads and prophetic mutterings, and the women looked pityingly at Ikeega, and her face was grave and sad. Ikeega tore her hair and put soot of the seal-oil on her face in token of her grief; and the women assailed the men with bitter words in that they had mistreated the boy and sent him to his death; and the men made no answer, preparing to go in search of the body when the storm abated.
Early next morning, however, Keesh strode into the village. But he came not shamefacedly. Across his shoulders he bore a burden of fresh-killed meat. And there was importance in his step and arrogance in his speech.
And after that I shall sleep, for The story of keesh am weary.
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There was much doubt at first, much doubt and discussion. The killing of a polar bear is very dangerous, but thrice dangerous is it, and three times thrice, to kill a mother bear with her cubs.
The men could not bring themselves to believe that the boy Keesh, single-handed, had accomplished so great a marvel. But the women spoke of the fresh-killed meat he had brought on his back, and the story of keesh was an overwhelming argument against their unbelief.
So they finally departed, grumbling greatly that in all probability, if the thing were so, he had neglected to cut up the carcasses. Now in the north it is very necessary that this should be done as soon as a kill is made. If not, the meat freezes so solidly as to turn the edge of the sharpest knife, and a three-hundred-pound bear, frozen stiff, is no easy thing to put upon a sled and haul over the rough ice.
The story of keesh is the story of Keesh remembered from one generation to the next?
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Among the Eskimos, the sun the story of keesh winter leaves the land in darkness. And the next year, a new sun returns, so it might be warm again.