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    Chris McCandless can be seen as a Transcendentalist hero because of his curiosity for what life could possibly hold and integrity for others. In the eyes of the author Jon Krakauer throughout the book Into The Wild. In the eighth stanza of A Psalm of LIfe, this quote is used; “A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again”. This quote interprets living a life everyone will remember and set an example.“ Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. This quote…

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    about krakauer opinion of Chris McCandless. Krakauer mood changes throughout the book/story about how he feels about Chris he says a lot of stuff that he might disagrees and sometimes he agrees with him about it. Krakauer talk a lot of Chris because of the choices he made during the story and how he lived and how he tried to survive in the wild. I will also be talking about how he connects and the opposite of what he says about Chris McCandless. Krakauer didn't like Chris decisions about going…

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    Was the pain Chris McCandless brought to his loved ones justified? “Nothing was more important to Chris than truth. He believed strongly that absolute truth should be part of everything you do in this life.” (Carine McCandless) To those who knew Christopher McCandless, he was a charming young man with a bright future ahead of him. He was brimming with self-confidence and had a profound respect for nature. During the May of 1990, after graduating from Emory University as a top athlete with high…

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    the Wild Essay In the book Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer it tells a story about a man, Christopher McCandless and his journey to Alaska. Chris was a very smart and an idiot all at once. His trip to Alaska proved to be fatal He visited Alaska in order to find out who he truly is he had no real identity. I do admire him for the courage he had to embark on a journey like this. I believe Chris is not crazy at all. He isn’t crazy since he knew exactly what he can get into. He was filled with…

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    Chris McCandless is very different from any other person I have ever learned about. Through the years he has been accused of being a loner, a nutcase, and a careless boy. Now that I have read the story, in my opinion, Chris McCandless was an opportunist. Chris wanted to find happiness in life so he left everything he knew behind him, he wasn’t scared of anything life had to offer. From a young age Chris just wanted his own identity. He wanted to leave his parents throughout the years he…

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    debate if the books main character Chris McCandles was crazy or not. Although Chris decision to get up and leave his normal life is a bit abnormal it doesn’t mean it made him completely mad. Chris was committed to what his heart desired and he was willing to do anything to get what he wanted. Chris McCandless was a bright young man who had a bright future ahead of him once he was finished with school. Almost everyone saw Chris growing up and being successful. Chris on the other hand had a…

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    Chris McCandless was tired with society and seeked an escape from it. He did this by heading into the wild to become more in tune with himself and find the meaning of happiness. I agree with the author that Chris was not a crazy sociopath, or an outcast, as he always seemed to be around company on his journey to Alaska, but he was not as competent as the author, Jon Krakauer, believed he is. Chris was not happy with the way life was going so he set out on a journey from Georgia all the way…

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    In the April of 1992, Chris McCandless set out from South Dakota to Fairbanks Alaska. Five months later, McCandless's body was found rotting inside an abandoned bus. Chris McCandless had run away from his family and had hoped to survive in the wild with only the bare necessities. McCandless was a fool for what he did, he was a hard working, and vigilant man, yet he embarked without a backup plan, nor the proper supplies to survive out in the wild. When Chris was given a responsibility or a…

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    Others say Christopher McCandless made a mistake for going into Alaska.One of those people was Shawn Callarman and he thought that "Chris McCandless was bright and ignorant at the same time.He had no common sense, and he had no business going into Alaska with his romantic silliness.He made a lot of mistakes based on arrogance.I don't admire him at all for his courage nor his noble ideas.Really, I think he was just plain crazy".The thing is that's just what Shaun Callarman thinks about…

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    precisely was Chris McCandless?", from the book “Into the wild”. Many argue Chris was a "nutcase" or a "sociopath", wile others call him "a hero" or “a true transcendentalist", in his travels. I, however, say Chris was a lost, ignorant young man who was just looking for more in life and wanted to find it out for himself by going on his own Odyssey. Chris McCandless shows much of his ignorance in multiple incidences of his travels by contradicting his own actions. In one instance, McCandless…

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