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To Build a Fire

To Build a Fire

by Jack London

To Build a Fire: Quotes (What Was Said) True or False

1. What is the only line of dialogue spoken aloud in "To Build a Fire"?"One should never travel without a companion past fifty below."
2. What event happens just before the following line: "The man was shocked. It was as though he had just heard his own sentence of death"?Falling snow smothers his fire.
3. What causes the man's frozen beard to have "the color and solidity of amber"?Tobacco
4. What does the man have to watch out for while he's walking down the frozen creek?Pockets of warm spring water
5. Why does the man first take off his mittens?To collect twigs for a fire

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