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    When thinking about Chris McCandless people tend to think differently of him. A majority would call him crazy and stupid for not supplying himself with more items to bring along to the Alaskan wilderness. There were others who think he was sane and was just trying to prove himself or to the world who he was and what he can do. Even Jon Krakauer mentions in his book that he didn’t know who Chris Mccandless really was, that it was hard to put a finger on it, but he knew he was sane to say the…

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    adventurous man Chris McCandless. McCandless travels all of the United States before eventually making his last treacherous journey into the Alaskan Bush. What Chris McCandless does not know before going into the Alaskan Bush is that it would soon lead to his slow, cold, and lonely death. Chris McCandless was portrayed with many different characteristics of himself in the book Into the Wild, but mainly his drive for reducing dependence on property. Early on in the book Into the Wild Chris…

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    live in nature. Chris McCandless yet change his name to Alexander Supertramp,a talented man who left his ordinary life to accomplish his fantasy of living in Alaska. Timothy Treadwell was a moderately aged man who had gone through 13 summers living with grizzlies ' bears. Aron Ralston a man who left his parents and quit his job to go in Aspen, Colorado in order to pursue a life of climbing mountains. McCandless, Treadwell, and Ralston are three extraordinary…

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    Hunter Ansich Literary Influences on Chris McCandless "The heaviest item in McCandless’s half-full backpack was his library... titles by Thoreau and Tolstoy and Gogol..." (page 162). John Krakauer portrays Chris McCandless, a student turned explorer, as a dreamer more in tune with ideals of various authors than realism. Chris abandoned society behind to wander the United States, living with nature, and whatever characters he came by. As he explored, he seemed to be mimicking authors' mindsets…

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    Chris Mccandless Quotes

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    Chris McCandless was an arrogant person who risked his life because of his abusive childhood. In the book Into The Wild By Growing up with his family people have always looked at his family as a rich, beautiful, caring family. Most people didn't know what was going on behind the scenes of his life. A boy named Chris Mccandless and how he survived in the wild with nothing. This boy was going thru an abusive childhood and realized that after college he wanted nothing to do with his parents, so…

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    Chris Mccandless Analysis

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    Christopher McCandless did not make the right choice in not letting his family know he was alive and well. Nothing hurts more than the loss of a loved one, the passing of Chris devastated his family. Chris left with the intention of not wanting to be found, Chris caused stress on his family because they had no idea if he was alive. The least that Chris could have done to communicate with his family would be to send them a postcard once in a while to let his family know he was still living. I…

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    the book Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, Chris McCandless, a person living in the upper class family with many materialistic possessions, has graduated from Emory University as an elite athlete and with high honors. However, instead of taking a step forward to get a successful career, he takes a step back and abandoned the luxurious lifestyle to run away into the wilderness. After donating all his money to charity and burning his leftover money, McCandless had left all his loved ones without a…

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    Chris Mccandless Selfish

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    Krakauer was a very inspirational story about a young man named Chris McCandless on an adventure to Alaska. From the beginning we as the reader know that Chris does not survive. Chris seemed to survive well, until he reached the wilderness of Alaska consequently. Meeting new people, having them house him, feed him, give him work. His intelligence, lacked in the wilderness, moreover, his common sense wasn't the best either. Chris McCandless was both intelligent, but he was also lacking common…

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    Wild by Krakauer, Chris McCandless had everything a young boy would want but for Chris McCandless the things he had in life wasn’t what he wanted in order to be happy. Chris McCandless wanted to be far, far away from society. He felt like he was being surrounded from society he didn’t really cared about it all he wanted was to walk into the wild. McCandless shares some similarities with Leo Tolstoy because they both grew up with healthy financially lives. Both Leo and McCandless didn’t care…

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    Who Is Chris Mccandless?

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    Chris McCandless, the boy who loved to explore and who was very hardheaded. Although Chris had it all the money, resources, and education to life a great he wasn’t happy with his lifestyle. He decided to make a drastic change, he wanted to go into the wild! Chris was a 23 year old young man who had always disliked the way the world worked mostly because of the…

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