To Build a Fire

List 10 ways the author described the extreme cold of the setting. For example, at one point he describes the "sharp, explosive crackle" of spittle in the frigid air.

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"The frozen moisture of its (i.e. the dog's) breathing had settled on its fur in a fine powder of frost, and especially were its jowls, muzzle, and eyelashes whitened by its crystalled breath."

"...a crystal beard of the color and solidity of amber was increasing its length on his chin. If he fell down it would shatter itself, like glass, into brittle fragments."

"The creek he knew was frozen clear to the bottom..."

"ice muzzle"

"sensation had gone out of his feet..."


To Build a Fire