To Build a Fire


why does'nt the man worry about the cold? What is alarming about his reaction to frostbite?

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For all the man's survival skills, London notes that he "lacks imagination." This means he he does not consider what the cold can do to him. He only sees -50 degrees as cold but little else. He sees frostbite as just a little pain and, at worst, the loss of a few toes. This is alarming!