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To build a fire and other stories

Jack London

To build a fire and other stories

by Jack London

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Published by Reader"s Digest Association in Pleasantville, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJack London ; illustrations by David Frampton ; afterword by Earle Labor.
SeriesThe world"s best reading
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3523.O46 A6 1994d
The Physical Object
Pagination350 p. :
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1447234M
ISBN 100895775832
LC Control Number93086737
OCLC/WorldCa31158788

  American Stories. Short Story: 'To Build A Fire' by Jack London Janu he thought. If he had another man with him, he would not be in any danger now. The other man could build the Author: VOA Learning English. Full online text of To Build a Fire by Jack London. Other short stories by Jack London also available along with many others by classic and contemporary authors.

Jack London wrote two versions of "To Build a Fire." The first one, which is lesser known, was published for a young audience in The famous version, which appears in English anthologies, was published six years provides us with a great opportunity to analyze texts side-by-side and compare : Devon O'brien. him to go into camp or to seek shelter somewhere and build a fire. The dog had learned about fire, and it wanted fire. Otherwise, it would dig itself into the snow and find shelter from the cold air. J a c k L o n d o n. 66File Size: KB.

  Jack London’s To ‘Build a Fire’,” (National Endowment for the Humanities) Previously from Story of the Week “War,” Jack London Buy the book Jack London: Novels and Stories The Call of the Wild • White Fang • The Sea-Wolf • 25 stories 1, pages List price: $ Web store price: $ In paperback: Jack London: The Call of. The moral lesson implicit in Jack London's short story "To Build a Fire" is a stern and cheerless one. It might be expressed as follows. Man is alone in a pitiless, godless universe.


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for some reason or other. It seemed a most important one to him, although he would not tell me what it was. You understand, it is like the army: He signed for two years, and the only way to be free was to buy himself out. He could not desert and then stay here, and he was determined to remain in the country.

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This superb volume brings together twenty-five of London's finest. A tenderfoot attempts to hike through the Yukon snows with his dog in order to reach a mining claim. The man is scared, and sets himself to building a new fire, aware that he is already going to lose a few toes from frostbite.

He gathers twigs and grasses. His fingers numb and nearly lifeless, he unsuccessfully attempts to light a match. He grabs all his matches--seventy--and lights them simultaneously, then sets fire to a piece of bark. In the short story, “To Build a Fire,” Jack London creates a character that is very easy to identify with because of his flaws.

We never learn the name of the man, but we see almost immediately something about the way the man has so much confidence that it spills over into arrogance and stupidity. "To Build a Fire," the best-known of Jack London's many short stories, tells the tale of a solitary traveler on the Yukon Trail accompanied only by his dog as they endure the extreme cold.

A classic narrative of a battle for survival against the forces of nature, "To Build a Fire" is London at his best.

Jack London’s “To Build a Fire” () is one of those stories—paralleled by certain films—that I always return to with an odd yearning. Each time, despite myself, I hope that the story (or film) will somehow end differently. That Connie won’t leave with Arnold Christopher Reeve won’t discover that penny from Or, in the case of London’s story, that ."To Build a Fire" is a short story by American author Jack London.

There are two versions of this story, one published in and the other in The story written in has become an often anthologized classic, while the story is less well : Jack London.