To Build a Fire | Study Guide

Jack London

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Overview

Author

Jack London

Year Published

1908

Type

Short Story

Genre

Adventure, Nature

Perspective and Narrator

Jack London's "To Build a Fire" is told by a third-person omniscient narrator.

Tense

"To Build a Fire" is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The story's title alludes to the importance of building a fire in order to survive extreme cold.

Summary

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