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To Build a Fire
To Build a Fire
by Jack London

To Build a Fire: Symbols True or False

1. What does fire mainly symbolize in this story? -> Survival
2. The warm spring pools in the creek bed mainly symbolize -> Nature's unpredictability
3. The dog's reluctance to leave the fire mainly symbolizes -> Its hunger
4. The man's hands primarily symbolize -> The difficult life he's lived
5. Why does the narrator always refer to the people already at the camp as "the boys"? -> It shows that the main character has affection for his friends.