To Build a Fire Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What type of point-of-view in literature allows the reader to know everything that can be known about a character, including past history, thoughts, and feelings?


What refers to an obstacle located outside the protagonist, including nature, the supernatural, or society?


How many times does the protagonist strike the match before lighting it in Part V?


According to the narrator in Part VI, “never in the dog's experience had it known a man to sit like that in the snow and” do what?


Which word from Part IV means a large destructive fire?

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