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    Chris Maccandless decided to leave his ordinary life and explore the wild .He just graduated with a bachelor and was planning to go to law school. He had a saving of 24000 dollars but gave it to charity .At the beginning of the movie we can see that he had problems with his parents. As the story evolved we understand what the issues were . In his book “Walden” Henry David Thoreau said that he wanted to live in the wild to “learn what it had to teach”‚ “to live deliberately” and “to

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    Into the Wild Jon Krakauer’s “Death of an Innocent” appeared in the January 1993 issue of Outside magazine. Krakauer was curious in the young man’s story that he‚ himself set out to investigate the haunting truths that led to the death of Christopher McCandless. Krakauer reveals in his 1996 book “Into the Wild” an expansion to his article of the events that occurred. Jon Krakauer aims to convince his readers that McCandless’s story elicits strong‚ sympathizing reactions. Krakauer used many rhetorical

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    sisters‚ aunt or uncles will be there when friends or acquaintances will not. This idea that family is the only real and reliable source in one’s life also ties into the fact these people should be held close and respected. Even so‚ in the book‚ Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer‚ the main character‚ Chris McCandless and his father Walt have a seriously strained relationship. Neither is their relationship one of simple issues‚ it is a relationship based off of complications‚ misunderstandings and secrecy to

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    Rhett Jackson English 12B: American Literature 15 March 2012 Into the Wild Temperament Type Analysis The novel Into the Wild is a nonfiction novel published by Jon Krakauer who investigated the life and death of a free spirited individual named Christopher McCandless. McCandless was a recent Emory University graduate who sought to suck the marrow out of life through an independent experience in nature and purposely sought to this experience in the rawest form of supplies. He was found dead

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    In the novel "Into the Wild‚" written by Jon Krakauer‚ Chris McCandless‚ the main protagonist‚ part of a an upper-middle class family embarks on a spiritual journey into the wild‚literally‚ without the basic so-called luxuries and problems he faces in his old life. Although some may view this journey as a naive teenager rebelling against norms‚ it is so much more than that if you look deeper into Chris’ morals and personality. Chris meets people‚ animals‚ and scenery that reinvent his mind and

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    Into the Wild Journal #3 In chapter five Jack London states‚ “The dominant beast was strong in buck‚ and under the fierce conditions of trail life it grew and grew. Yet it was a secret growth. His newborn cunning gave him poise and control”‚ this relates to Chris and his journey by he was a strong young guy to go out into the wild alone. Chris was a beast because he survived off edible plants and he was proud of living off edible plants. It shows that Chris would do anything to survive;

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    Yehoshua Lerer English Essay Fool or Hero? Into the Wild is a book about a young man named Christopher Johnson McCandless‚ who had a very bright future but threw it all away by hiking into Alaska unprepared and alone. Chris McCandless can be labeled a hero‚ somebody to be admired or a fool. He can be called a hero because he showed people through his own actions how to live free and not be controlled. He can be called a fool because

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    and giving himself a new name‚ he could do so without any problems. All in all‚ I find that my thoughts on Chris have gotten better and better towards him because I believe his way of living is how many people would prefer to live. Into the wild is a non-fictional book told by Jon Krakauer. He investigates the life of Chirs McCandless after hearing that his dead body was found on a trail in Alaska. The task of finding out more about Chris’ life isn’t as easy as one might think‚ because he

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    The book “Into The Wild” tells the story of Chris McCandless and his journey and interactions with various people. Jon Krakauer the author wrote this book to show people what really happened so they could decide their own opinion of Chris McCandless and his story‚ instead of judging him on what the media said or critics or whoever. I personally think Chris was a nice smart person but didn’t make good decisions. One example of his bad decisions and the most prevalent one was is his decision to go

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    their soul and question their actions and wonder why someone with a seemingly perfect life would abandon all they have for “self discovery” as Chris does at the ripe age of 22 when he travels to and ultimately dies in Alaska. Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild illustrates Chris McCandless’ journey with enthusiasm and force and persuades the reader to question why throughout the story through powerful diction and anecdotes told by others about Chris’ past. Krakauer interviews many people that impacted Chris

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