Outline For Alaska Conflict

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The plot of this story is a man going to Alaska and meeting up with his boys, but the man is getting held back by the conditions in Alaska, Yukon Trial.

Exposition: A Young man going on a journey on Yukon Trail and then gets lost in the Alaskan mountains, He wasn 't prepared to get lost. He tried and tried to survive. And as lucky as he was he did survive. The setting in this book is in Alaska on Yukon Trial 9’o clock in the morning during winter with -75 degree weather. He didn 't take the right advice so he was fighting his foolishness.

Climax: The second fire he had built was put out by a load of snow from the tree. He struggles to relight the fire to keep his warmth flowing but is unable to.

Resolution: When the man knows his
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“Its not the size of the dog in the fight, It 's the size of the fight in the dog” - Mark Twain

Dynamic Characters: The man because he thinks he can achieve the wilderness. “It 's not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves” - Edmund Hillary.

Internal conflict: Knowing he didn 't take the advice he has to fight the consequences.

External conflict: Nature.

Theme: The theme in this book has 3 main ideas which are Wilderness, Cold, Snowy which lead up to the idea of Alaska. Alaska is cold all year/season long.

“Following at the man’s heels was a big native dog. It was a wolf dog, gray-coated and not noticeably different from its brother, the wild wolf. The animal was worried by the great cold. It knew that this was no time for traveling. Its own feeling was closer to the truth than the man’s judgment. In reality, it was not merely colder than 50 below zero; it was colder than 60 below, than 70 below. It was 75 below zero. Because the freezing point is 32 above zero, it meant that there were 107 degrees of frost.” - pg 66.


Fourmile gait - Walking pace of four miles per hour.
Extremity- Hand or Foot.
Conflagration- Large destructive fire.
Handkerchief- Piece of thin fabric or
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