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    What was Chris McCandless? Chris affected many people on his two-year journey. He became very close to every person he met and barely anyone disliked him. Chris had something about him that left a huge impact on anyone he met. He met Ron Franz and stayed with him for a couple days. Chris left such an impact on Ron that he asked to adopt Chris. Let that sink in for a second, this elderly man who barely knows Chris wants to adopt him as his own son only after having Chris in his life for an…

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    Christopher Johnson McCandless went on a grand adventure, but did not come back to regale the experiences he had to his friends and family. His death was the talk of the nation for a short while, so there are many opinions about Chris’s actions. Some think he just had to be insane to do what he did. Others put him up on a pedestal, and admire him for his courage. My opinion is that Chris was not crazy, he was just a stupid, inexperienced, arrogant boy who wanted to prove he could survive on his…

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    Chris McCandless was an intelligent man when it came to book work or tests, but was considered to be a fool and ignorant when it came to like. McCandless runs away from his problems and leaves everything he knows to go live in the wild. He traveled across the country meeting new people and seeing new places. Was he just unlucky or was it his own actions that lead to his death. Chris is what we call book smart. He excels in school related activates. For example “graduating with honors from…

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    are lucky enough to be able to read about Chris McCandless’s journey. Into the Wild is a novel written by Jon Krakauer about Chris McCandless’ life and how it was cut short. Krakauer writes about Chris as a hero who did a noble thing by living life to the fullest. The book tells the story of how Chris finished college and dropped everything. He doesn’t bother saying goodbye to his friends and family before donating his life savings and leaving town. Chris goes out on his own on a pilgrimage to…

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    McCandless was raised comfortable in a upper-middle-class and had graduated in june 1990 from Emory University in atlanta. In the article “Death of Innocent,” by John Krakauer and Sean Penn movie “Into the Wild”. Both have just a grown man to escape into civilization into the wild. Well I haven't watched the whole movie or read the whole article yet but by some of what i've read and seen id say to admire him only because hes kind and caring for others when it started with a hitchhiker. He did…

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    exactly what Chris McCandless did. McCandless traveled into Alaska with rice and a small amount of knowledge on poisonous berries, told from the story. Although Chris tried to act as though he was doing something great he actually was causing harm to himself and everyone he actually cared about. Chris McCandless’s adventure was complete nonsense because he was unprepared, he had no knowledge on how to truly survive in the wild, and he left his life behind for an awful reason. McCandless was a…

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    In the film “Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer it follows the main actor, Chris McCandless along his path to happiness, it inspects and even explores all the accomplishments and attainment he subdues. McCandless willpower, intent ,stout- heartedness, and the want to strive and search for happiness are all inspected. That is what gives him the willpower to leave his family and his home without any remorse or any regret. McCandless represents to us as the audience that he is not only bright and…

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    Krakauer, tells the adventures of a young man named Chris McCandless. Critics argue that Chris McCandless’s voyage to Alaska was foolish and childish to live as an itinerant. In my own opinion, Chris McCandless chose his lifestyle of setting out for adventures across the nation to fill the void of the emotionally scarring relationship between him and his parents. McCandless’s ordinary world is before he begins his adventure across the nation. McCandless graduates from college and decides to…

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    In the book, Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer, the main character, Chris McCandless disappears into what it seems to be thin air, and nobody, not even people he met along the way of his journey and the people he was close with his whole life, knew where he went or why he did it. The author, Jon Krakauer interviews several people that have had a close interaction with Chris-- or as those who’ve met him along the way knew him as, Alexander Supertramp-- to try to figure out the reasoning behind…

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    He traveled everywhere; from South Dakota to Mexico, and all the way up to Oregon. Chris McCandless’s story is one of the most well-known adventure stories in North America. Chris McCandless was an amazing and successful adventurer. He lasted two years traveling all over only by himself, with nothing but the clothes on his back and the help of others who gave him jobs for money to survive. You see, when Chris decided to make this journey, he left everything. He burned all of his physical…

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