“To Build a Fire” falls into this category

21/02/2018 · Jack London often employed a naturalistic approach in his writing
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The philosophy of naturalism in Jack London's novels …

With his classic style, Jack London has created an exciting and unforgettably tragic tale which illustrates a modern philosophic theme. This story’s theme speaks of man’s need to find meaning in the sufferings of his solitary existence in an environment which is both hostile and indifferent to his sufferings. London illustrates and emphasizes this theme in three ways: through his choice of setting, his imagery, and his artful placement of irony within the story.

When the man began to build a fire he failed to notice that he was doing so under a large, snow laden spruce tree where he was getting his firewood.
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Naturalism in Jack London's To Build a Fire Essay | …

Despite the fatalism illustrated in naturalism, the characters in London's 'To Build a Fire' and Crane's 'The Open Boat' are ultimately responsible for their choices and consequences of their choices....

This blunder forced the man to build a fire to dry his wet socks and shoes so his feet would not freeze and become frostbitten.
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He was a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction and was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone.
Maxim Gorky
To Build a Fire
To Build a Fire
Nature > Human
Love of Life
Human > Nature

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