To Build a Fire Character Descriptions

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The Man

This protagonist of the short story is referred to as a “chechaquo,” or newcomer, who undertakes a nine-hour walk in brutally cold weather to meet his companions at an old mining camp during his first winter in the Klondike.

The Dog

This is the protagonist’s only companion on the trail as he undertakes a nine-hour walk in the Klondike.

The Old-Timer

This character from Sulphur Creek is the protagonist's major source of advice in the story.

The Boys

This is what the narrator calls the people the protagonist is on his way to meet.


This is a character mentioned in passing that devised a nose-strap that he wears in cold snaps.


The personification of this element exists in the narrative as the antagonist of the story.

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