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Human history is littered with example where a few individual risked life and limbs to venture into the unknown which then came to be discovered thanks to their spirit of adventurism or as some would say fool hardy bravado Ofcourse certain names come to mind Christopher Columbus Captain James Cook Lois and Clark etc There is another side to this tale of fame as well Even the success stories sometimes had a ring of failure about itself A person might be a pioneer in the field of discovery but the fruits of his labor are enjoyed by those who follow him He might in fact have served as an expendable instrument in the road to discovery in the big schemes of things Little do we know about the glaring failures of those who dared to and never lived to tell the tale of their supposed glory The arctic and the Northern Alaskan territory presented similar challenges to the human spirit of the adventurism and discovery The element of nature the unfamiliar terrain the extreme weather and unforeseeable circumstances all stacked up as worthy obstacles in the way of anyone who dared to explore its secrets and expansiveness and fostered and thought of overcoming these In the text under discussion To build a fire by Jack London the struggle between nature and man exemplifies the difficulties in the quest for adventurism whereby it can be said that much of what was discovered what was new came about through struggle rather than co-operationEven though the main character foresees the big challenges lying ahead of him he sets off to pursue it through a mixture of ignorance indifference and resolve This perception follows the readers through out the body of the text uphill the end L 16 P1745 This shows him to be less than prudent and a tad bit indifferent L 20 P 1745 Continuing in the same vein it appears that main character is perhaps taking
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