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The Man's Background

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To Build a Fire, Jack London, 1908
The following is an excerpt from Jack London’s short story.

What claim can be made about the main character in lines 26-42 ("But all this…")?

A

The man has received a harsh new nickname because he recently moved to the Arctic region.

B

The man is aware of how dangerous it is to be outside in the cold; he just does not care.

C

The man is unimpressed with the cold landscape, as there is nothing to see except snow.

D

The man is so new to the region he does not know how foolish it is to be outside in this cold.