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    Into the Wild Response Whether you believe Chris Mccandless, aka Alexander Supertramp, was in the right state of mind when he traveled to Alaska, we can all agree that people find this story interesting. McCandless his whole life tried to be the farthest thing from normal. Chris had to hit rock bottom, which in this case was death, to finally find the truth. People look up to him because of this; he is a symbol to many people who dream to escape the demands of refinement. In the article, “Should We Still Care About Chris Mccandless?” the author, Diana Saverin, mentions no matter what side you are on, you’re still talking about his death, which is important to you whether or not you want to believe it. People may say that he wasted his…

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    In the book, Into the Wild, Krakauer wrote about who was Chris McCandless or as he liked to call himself, Alex Supertramp. This is the same individual, however the difference between the names are the characteristics and personalities that fall beneath that. If you were to ask who was Alex Supertramp many would answer careless and full of wonder, but that is not what is being questioned. Chris McCandless was very similar. He viewed the world in a way Alex did, but Chris was more adventurous and…

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    Drawn Into The Wild The daring story of Chris McCandless and his deadly journey into the wild, has been a topic of discussion all throughout the world. The question at hand is, why did McCandess choose to live this rustic way? Although some people may say the heavy influence of his literary heroes is what drove him to mimic such famous writers and push his limits, evidence proves the pain, suffering, and chaos from his past is what really drew him through this excursion. Behind every perfect…

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    Aristotle once said, “Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.” Chris McCandless or “Alexander Supertramp”, as he referred to himself, was described as both. His controversial story left many people in awe and some in horror. Chris left the confines of his home to escape into the wilderness of Alaska. Chris McCandless died from starvation in a bus due to his lack of common knowledge and rash decision making. When he burned his money, abandoned his car, and changed his…

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    McCandless Essay Many people traveled around the United States to escape from the life they know, but not many actually leave to find the meaning of their life. Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer is about the story of a man named Christopher McCandless who was a man that through his journey found friends that tried to helped him get to his final destination of Alaska where he died. Chris McCandless stands out because he left all his money, family, and bright future to live a life of constant…

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    a biography about Chris McCandless and the conflicts he faces on his way to Alaska. McCandless was against the way society lived and decided to leave his life and his family to live off the land. His goal was to get to live in the Alaskan wild, but on his way there he faced many conflicts and struggles. Throughout his journey to Alaska, young Chris McCandless faces many conflicts with his family, society, and nature. Chris McCandless’ family always wanted him to conform to society, causing them…

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    something and one who actually does it. In many cases people never do what they claim they’re going to do but in Chris McCandless story it was different. Chris McCandless wasn't your typical man, he was a man who believed that everyone should go out and experience the beautiful things in life. McCandless was a man who actually went out and pursued his dream of getting to Alaska, and lived his life the way he wanted to. He was a determined, stubborn, and intelligent man who left his life back at…

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    Chris McCandless died alone in the Alaskan wild while living completely off of the land. “Some readers admired the boy immensely for his courage and noble ideals:” while “: others fulminated that he was a reckless idiot, a wacko, a narcissist who perished out of arrogance and stupidity-and was undeserving of the considerable media attention he received” (Krakauer xi). These quotes represent the feelings of many who read Into The Wild, but most people ignore the important aspects of Chris…

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    Everyone has a different prescriptive of life. In the novel Into the Wild written by Jon Krakauer, we are are joined together on an adventure with Chris McCandless. His journey to seek happiness in Alaska. In the story, Krakauer reveals McCandless personality bit by bit of being rebellious, but however; in a good way. Also, a Chris McCandless was a dream chaser. He never let anything little materialistic, or people get in his way of finding happiness. Chris McCandless was a very determined, and…

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    Into the Wild is a true story of a young man named Chris McCandless, an Emory graduate who is found frozen dead in the Alaskan wilderness on September 1992 when he was 24. McCandless grew up in a wealthy Virginia suburbs of Washington D.C, and is a very gifted athlete and scholar,who from an early age reveals deep intensity, enthusiasm, and a strict moral compass. Into the wild is the true story of Chris McCandless, a young Emory graduate who is found dead in the Alaskan wilderness in September…

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