Analyze how Turner’s thesis might be proved or challenged “by following author “To Build a Fire” by Jack London.

“The result is that to the frontier the American intellect owes its striking characteristics. That coarseness and strength combined with acuteness and inquisitiveness; that practical, inventive turn of mind, quick to find expedients; that masterful grasp of material things, lacking in the artistic but powerful to affect great ends; that restless, nervous energy; that dominant individualism, working for good or for evil, and that buoyancy and exuberance which comes with freedom–these are the traits of the frontier”(1168).