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Man vs. Nature

Summary: Jack London's short story "To Build a Fire" presents the reader with a vivid depiction of man against nature. Throughout this short story, London examines the man's voyage, difficulties, and successes against nature, as well as nature's own unconscious successes against the man.
The famous Swiss author Max Frisch once wrote, "We live technologically, with man as the master of nature, man as the engineer, and let anyone who raises his voice against it stop using bridges not built by nature...back to the jungle." In Jack London's "To Build a Fire" the reader is presented with a vivid depiction of man against nature. Throughout this short story, Jack London examines the man's voyage, difficulties, and successes against nature. Also London analyzes the successes and failures of nature.

As a result of the man fighting nature, he is faced with battles and challenges against nature which causes successes and failures. For example one of the successful battles nature confronts the man with is the challenge of staying warm and keeping himself dry from the hidden springs. "He knew that the coldest snaps never froze these springs, and he knew likewise...

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