To Build a Fire

Why didn't the mean follow the advice of the old man from Sulfer Creek in to Build a Fire by Jack London ?

Why didn't the man follow the advice of the old rinds from sulfer creek in to build a fire by Jack London?

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The man suffered from hubris (too cocky) about his chances against nature's wrath. He felt that he could outsmart and outlast nature so he dismissed the old man's advice.