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Essay | Human Vs. Nature

Joe Simpson (mountaineer)
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Human Vs. Nature

Summary: In the movie Touching the Void and in Jack London's story "To Build A Fire," both protagonists show how humans must adapt and use instinct to survive against nature. This conflict of human versus nature in both stories demonstrates the determination of the human spirit, in spite of the power of nature.
In Jack London's "To Build A Fire" the protagonist is trying to get to a camp site about thirty-six miles away "He was losing in his battle with the frost. It was creeping into his body from all sides" (London, 12). Along the way the temperature constantly dropped making it harder for the protagonist to get to the camp. "The old-timer had been very serious in laying down the law that no man must travel alone in the Klondike after fifty below..." (London, 7). The protagonist didn't make it because he was not prepared, the old man told him to take a partner when is fifty below but instead he takes a dog and call the old man womanish. "He was a new-comer in the land, a chechaquo, and this was his first winter..." (London, 1). The protagonist didn't make it to the camp because he never experience cold in...

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