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The Short Stories of Jack London Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the significance of Sandel in ''A Piece of Steak'' other than being an opponent for Tom King?

Question 2 2. How are Stowsher Bill and Tom King alike in ''A Piece of Steak''?

Question 3 3. Where are Tom King's children when ''A Piece of Steak'' opens?

Question 4 4. What reason is given in Jack London's 'To Build a Fire' for men coming to this inhospitable environment of the Yukon during winter?

Question 5 5. In Jack London's 'To Build a Fire,' what adds to the sense of gloom as the man heads out on his journey through the Yukon?

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Question 6 6. The ice and snow hide a dangerous threat in Jack London's setting of the Yukon in his tale, 'To Build a Fire.' What dangerous threat lies beneath the snow and ice?

Question 7 7. In Jack London's 'To Build a Fire', what is the lesson of the story?

Question 8 8. In Jack London's 'To Build a Fire', what does the man decide he must do to warm up his hands?

Question 9 9. Why does the fire go out in Jack London's 'To Build a Fire'?

Question 10 10. The type of conflict in 'To Build a Fire' is _____.

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Question 11 11. How does Jack London signal the intensification of the conflict in 'To Build a Fire?'

Question 12 12. In 'To Build a Fire'' what is the most significant event in the rising action?

Question 13 13. Both the weather and the landscape can be seen as adversaries to the man in London's ''To Build a Fire''. What threat does the landscape pose to the man?

Question 14 14. What does the man lack that creates a false sense of security against the forces of nature as he makes his journey in London's ''To Build a Fire''?

Question 15 15. As told in Jack London's ''To Build a Fire'', what tells the dog to bite the ice from between its toes after falling into water?

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Question 16 16. What is the significance of the title of London's ''A Piece of Steak'' for the story as a whole?

Question 17 17. In London's ''A Piece of Steak,'' what does the memory of Stowsher Bill make Tom King realize?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a central conflict in London's ''A Piece of Steak''?

Question 19 19. The fight between Sandel and Tom King in 'A Piece of Steak' also parallels what animalistic struggle?

Question 20 20. What is the central theme of 'A Piece of Steak' by Jack London?

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Question 21 21. How does Tom King compete with Sandel's youth and vigor in 'A Piece of Steak'?

Question 22 22. In Jack London's 'To Build a Fire,' what advice does the young miner ignore?

Question 23 23. In Jack London's 'To Build a Fire,' why have many men flocked to the Canadian Yukon?

Question 24 24. Why does the dog leave the man in Jack London's 'To Build a Fire?'

Question 25 25. What does Tom King's apartment reveal about him in ''A Piece of Steak''?

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Question 26 26. London's setting in the Yukon in his story 'To Build a Fire' presents an infinite view of nothing but snow and ice. What significance does this have to the story?

Question 27 27. Which of these actions shows pride in Jack London's 'To Build a Fire'?

Question 28 28. All of the following details are part of the introduction of To Build a Fire EXCEPT _____.

Question 29 29. What advice does the old man give that the main character in London's ''To Build a Fire'' does not heed?

Question 30 30. In London's ''A Piece of Steak,'' Tom King is described using what kind of imagery?

The Short Stories of Jack London Chapter Exam Instructions

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