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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…")?


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


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


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


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

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