TO BUILD A FIRE
Two lessons Jack London wanted the reader to learn from the book "To Build A Fire" are that you should listen to advice people who are used to a certain climate that you aren't give you, because it might come in handy when you least expect it. One detail that supports this is when the "man" is dying and imagines himself saying to the old timer, "You were right, old hoss; you were right,". Another quote that supports this statement is when the "man" is saying what the old-timer said."...no man must travel the Klondike after fifty below." These quotes relate to my conclusion because they show what the man heard the old-timer say, and how he obviously didn't listen to him. As a result he died of the cold. The second lesson I think Jack London wanted the readers to learn is to never go out in extremely cold temperatures alone. A quote that supports this is, "If he had only had a trailmate he would have been in no danger now." This quote is explaining why you should bring a trailmate with you on treks.