Analysis Of Chris Mccandless 'Argument'

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Callarman’s argument is the most accurate view of Into The Wild and Chris McCandless’s decision. Chris made an ignorant decision based on his current feelings and how his parents treated him. You can’t succeed in the future with your actions at this point and time, but you sure can throw out your future with your current actions. And that is exactly what Chris did, he went from graduating from Emory University, to moving into the Alaskan wilderness and dying. He had the foundation of his life set, ready to take on the next step of his life, but he believed that the wild would hold something valuable for him to find. Although the wilderness taught him that happiness is better shared, he threw everything he had out to find that out including anyone to share his findings with. Overall, Chris may have found what he was looking for but at what cost, all his money, his family and friends, his future, and his life. Don’t waste time on anything when you are going to throw it away in the end anyways. Chris McCandless made an ignorant decision based on his current feelings and how he was treated in the past. McCandless said, “No longer to be …show more content…
Some words Chris said, “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” He definitely threw caution to the wind when starting his journey, he had no plans for food and could have gone back to get some instead of sitting in the wild wondering if he was going to starve or not. Chris did ultimately do what he wanted which you could say is the right thing to do, but at the same time you have to think that he could have made a bigger impact if he would have made some compromises with his own thoughts. McCandless faced many issues and the issue of coming back into the society just to survive and apparently it was too hard for him to

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