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Comparing The Man And Dog In Jack London's To Build A Fire

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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. Therefore,the man and dog think differently in some situations and similarly in other situations.
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They may think that the man and dog never think the same because in the text it said “The man did not know the cold; But the dog knew” This is showing that the man and dog had different perspective on the coldness. Some people may think that the man and dog always think the same. They may think this because in the film it showed the man and dog getting along, especially when they were having to cross rivers. This is showing, that when the man and dog had to cross the river they were both smart enough not to walk over it until the man pushed the dog on to the river. Although some people may think this, it is not true because the man and dog show think differently in some situations like when the man was trying to kill the dog and similarly in other situations like warm fires.
From this you can see that the man and dog share many different and similar thoughts on their journey through the Yukon Trail. 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. Therefore, the man and dog have different and similar thoughts while strugglings to get to the other side of camp were the boys
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