Analysis Of Into The Wild By Chris Mccandless

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In life everyone hits a blockage, whether it is that someone does not fit in, feel like one does not belong, or even that one might feel like they are not living the life they are supposed to be living. Some people feel as if they never fit in, in the place they were put, so they feel the need to escape from all that they have in their life and leave everything and everyone behind to get away. A way where a person had to escape is Chris McCandless/Alex Supertramp in Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer. Chris McCandless was a 24 year old boy that knew in the back of his mind he did not belong in the place where his parents were. He loved nature and would always go on adventures just to get away and escape from life. Until one day Chris went on the …show more content…
Although for Chris McCandless the more simple things he had, made him feel a lot better knowing he does not need a lot of things to have to be able to live. On his trek to the Alaskan Range he wanted nothing but a backpack filled that was not more than a few pounds. The way of life that Chris wants to live is like a transcendentalist by having his own type of simplicity. At the start of Chris 's journey he hitches a ride by a man named Jim Gallien, he was impressed with the light traveling …show more content…
That is exactly what Chris had done. He went and ran away from the society and that is very non conforming because many people would never go away from civilization and completely drop out of life just to become one with the world. Living off of the surroundings is what most people would not find it fun to try and live off of nature. However, Chris had always loved being different from everyone else and did not care what anyone had to say about it. How he was able to just be the difference in the world it what had helped him become the transcendentalist that he had

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