In To Build a Fire, the man had no respect for nature. He didn’t respect the fact that nature is stronger than any man. He went outside in below freezing weather and thought he could make it, but he couldn 't. He treated the land like it was something that could change to meet his needs. Nature will not stop or slow down because a man wants to go on an adventure.
The narrator describes the Yukon Territory as 75-degrees below freezing and being a highly treacherous for anyone to travel alone (2). By introducing this hostile environment, London creates tension in the reader as they begin to question the man’s safety in the freezing cold temperatures, After the man falls into the river and starts to freeze to death, he builds a fire in order to survive. As the fire grows and the warmth spreads, the snow on a tree falls, knocking out his fire. Through struggles such as this one, suspense is created due to the severity of the danger the man faces and the risks involved in the
In the story “To Build a Fire” by Jack London and the short film “To Build a Fire” Directed by David Cobham a man and dog were traveling through the Yukon trail because of the gold rush. While they were travling through the Yukon trail they ran into problems along the way. During the problems the man and dog thought differently and similarly. The man and dog think differently in some situations like when the man or chechaquo(New comer) was trying to kill the dog.The man and dog also think similarly in other situations like, they both have the same idea of survival. For example, the man and dog both think the same about the fire.
In these lines, it expresses that in order for one to make it through difficult times, one has to have some form of creativity in order to get out of tricky situations. London wants the readers to understand that the foolish man did not require a fire and warmth, but a location to build his fire where it wouldn 't be extinguished by external properties. In the short story, "To Build a Fire", Jack London reveals a man 's hardships in nature and how
Throughout the novel, the man struggles to motivate himself and his son. He sometimes invokes the notion of carrying the fire in order to reassure the child. “Nothing bad is going to happen to us. That’s right. Because we’re carrying the fire.
In the story, “To Build a Fire”, the story is set in the Yukon Trail in Northern Canada. The landscape of the trail is snowy and icy. In the story, the temperature is fifty degrees below zero. Examples of how cold it is on the trail is shown when it says in the story “As he turned to go, he forced some water from his mouth as an experiment. There was a sudden noise that surprised him.
In “To Build A Fire” the author Jack London uses the contrast of humanity and nature to illustrate how fallible we are. We repeatedly see instances where mistakes return to haunt the man. Jack London as a prospector undoubtedly saw many deaths like these. Prospectors who thought the rules were for the“womanish”, who were later found dead, or never found at all. “The absence of sun from the sky, the tremendous cold, and the strangeness and weirdness of it all”- The Yukon is the perfect setting for this story.
The main portion of the sentence is about man, which isn't very surprising because London's writing style was naturalism which focuses on man. It is contrasted by natural time and knowledge of the land. This portrays man in a much more negative light because it shows him as a
In the passage To build a fire the character goal is to get to the campsite where all his friends will be waiting for him to arrive but he never makes it because of the low temperatures he faces many circumstances that slow him down. He struggles with fires when he runs out of matches and he starts to have problems with his body when factors of his body is numbed, his dog can feel that it is not good to continue going in the cold weather but his owner insist to stay and they continue to walk in the snow. The character can not go on anymore and dies out in the middle of nowhere. In conclusion, the moral of the story is even if you have people who give you advice but do not take it sometimes you have to rely on what people tell you. For example, in the story To Build a Fire the character figured out the hard way that you should never travel or hike on your own even you have the faith that you will make it out alive.
The man went on a long walking trip in the Yukon. In the freezing cold winter conditions,with not much food, and with a human 's best friend, a dog, he left for a long walk to reach a camp, where his friends already were. On his way he made a couple of big mistakes, that costed him more than he would think. When he stepped on a frozen stream, it cracked, and his legs got wet. He attempted to build a fire to dry himself, but unfortunately he was not successful.