To Build a Fire

To Build a Fire - The protagonists arrogance

Describe how the protagonist is battling against his own arrogance throughout his journey.

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The newcomer beliees he has all of the knowledge and tools to travel through the Yukon by himself. He refuses to take advice from those who knowledgeable, does not properly prepare himself, and lacks the necessary experience to complete the journey. His pride and self-confidence lead to his death.