To Build a Fire

Does it show that the man is arrogant?

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The man is arrogant in that he thinks that he can beat nature at her own game. Despite the warnings from the old man at Sulfur Creek and his dog wanting nothing to do with this trip, the man thinks he is tough enough to make it to camp,

"It was a clear day, and yet there seemed an intangible pall over the face of things, a subtle gloom that made the day dark, and that was due to the absence of sun. This fact did not worry the man..."