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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 symbolizeNature's unpredictability
3. The dog's reluctance to leave the fire mainly symbolizesIts hunger
4. The man's hands primarily symbolizeThe 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.

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