To Build a Fire

What are 3 quotes/ examples that shows that the man has a lack of imagination?

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"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."

The guy really should have been worried! He lacked the imagination to know nature could beat him down so easily.

"Fifty degrees below zero meant eighty-odd degrees of frost. Such fact impressed him as being cold and uncomfortable, and that was all."

The man had little concept of exactly how cold -80 could be.

"The animal was depressed by the tremendous cold. It knew that it was no time for travelling..."

The man can't comprehend that his dog has instinct to stop.