Importance Of Setting In To Build A Fire By Jack London

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1.) Roughly how much of London 's story is devoted to describing the setting? What particular details make it memorable? In Jack London 's "To Build a Fire", he uses setting to allow the reader to experience the trip and how cold it is by very powerfully in showing/representing the mood and visual for the story. The author continuously repeats how cold the temperature is, painting a picture of a kind of loneliness and cruel (surrounding conditions). He also relates the man 's state of being along the mood of the story. "He was not much given to thinking." He had only mind to reaching his goal and not much thought about the temperature. "But it didn 't matter, much after all. What were frosted cheeks, a bit painful, that was all they were never serious." The story uses ties to how bad the weather is, to the man 's empty cares and concerns. The sudden change in (related to where mountains, rivers, cities, etc., are located) structure shows a change in the man 's mood and extreme tiredness of danger in (the health of the Earth/the surrounding conditions) around him. 2.) To what extent does setting determine what happens in this story? In "To Build a Fire" by Jack London, the setting plays an a big role throughout the whole story. The only world the man is truly aware of or comfortable with, is his own. Never being exposed to such a harsh climate, draws us to the end/end result that (the health of the Earth/the surrounding conditions) is the deciding/figuring out factor of

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