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  • Misery Ridge: An Autobiographical Memory Analysis

    This past June, my family and I took a trip to Prineville, Oregon to help some of our friends with a couple of events they were involved in. While we were there, one of our friends took us on a hike up Misery Ridge so that we could enjoy the view and the experience. We talked about the hike before, and I was told it was an incredibly difficult hike, but I wanted to try even though I knew it would be hard. It was a bright, sunny day when we set out for the hike, I did not really have the most…

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  • Chris Mccandless, The Hero In Into The Wild, By Sean Penn

    In Sean Penn’s film “Into the Wild”, Christopher McCandless, is not a hero. Throughout the movie there are times he can be more of an antagonist: influencing the people he meets to see their own lives through the same lenses he views his own. Furthermore, throughout the film Chris struggles with two evils. He faces the evil in society of Man vs. Man. The constant need for materialistic possessions, success, wealth, and prominence. The struggle against power, control, and laws which govern our…

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  • A Long Walk To Water Salva Analysis

    Throughout Salva's personal journey he learned many lessons that impacted him in A Long Walk to Water making him more independent, braver and more of a leader. Salva became more independent as a person because in the book A Long Walk to Water slava was left in a barn all by himself and he had to find a way to get to the refugee camp, I can support this because in the text it states “Finally he sat up and opened his eyes no one else was in the barn. Nobody.Nothing. They had left him. He was…

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  • Persuasive Essay: Into The Wild, By John Krakauer

    a college graduate coming from a well to do family, drops everything in his life so he can embark on an adventure that he lacks the skill and knowledge to survive. Chris aka Alexander Supertramp makes questionable choices throughout his voyage to Alaska leaving the reader to decide whether Chris’ admirable choices outweigh his stupid ones. Although the road that Chris pursues is an admirable path, the way he carries out his choices is unintelligent and…

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  • The Pursuit Of Happiness In Into The Wild By Chris Krakauer

    Chris McCandless and Everett Ruess are successful because they enjoy what they do while achieving their dreams. Both McCandless and Ruess go on adventures leaving their family and friends back home and take on the world by themselves. Chris travels to Alaska in April of 1992 to live a life of simplicity and to live off of nature. Ruess travels to Utah in 1931 and lives in the Davis Gulch till 1934. McCandless and Ruess perish during their adventure. In situations like McCandless and Ruess’s,…

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  • Chris Mccandless From An Alaska Park Ranger's Perspective Summary

    In the article “Chris McCandless from an Alaska Park Ranger's Perspective" by Peter Christian. Christian talks about how if McCandless had a map and learned about the Alaskan wilderness he could have lived “He arrived at the Stampede Trail without even a map of the area. If he had a good map he could have walked out of his predicament using one of several routes that could have been successful. Consider where he died. An abandoned bus. How did it get there? On a trail. If the bus could get…

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  • Bill Bryson Neither Here Nor There Analysis

    I have chosen to write about Bill Bryson and his experience in Sweden. Bill Bryson is a backpacker from Iowa who is famous for documenting his culture shock experiences in a humorous way. This time, he writes about Sweden in one of his pieces called “Neither Here Nor There” and in it he includes how Sweden is a country that is hard to understand. It is my firm belief that Sweden is not a country that is as hard to understand like Bill Bryson makes it seem as long as you have an open mind. In…

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  • Analysis Of Christopher Mccandless In Into The Wild, By Jon Krakauer

    graduated, he left his parents grieving due to his planned disappearance. Another getaway that would fulfill his wants of living on his own. He gave his $25,000 life savings away to a charity and headed off on his adventure. When Chris was in Fairbanks, Alaska he picked up a ride and told the driver his name was Alex Supertramp and that he needed to go to Denali National Park. He then told the driver, an electrician named Jim Gallien, that he wanted to "walk deep into the bush and 'live off the…

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  • Compare And Contrast Mccandless And Treadwell

    Chris McCandless and Timothy Treadwell were two individuals who had chosen a path distinct from society for reasons that only they could understand. Treadwell was fed up of the life that he had been living and decided to become one with the bears.While McCandless had given up on society as a whole and wanted to step into the wilderness to find himself. With different purposes and mindsets, McCandless and Treadwell both decided to go into nature knowing that there might be a chance that they…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Dream Of Bennet Newman

    Nothing bums me more than having to say to the guys at the hunting store that I am now working for Bennet Newman. After spending many years making fun of his fake love for the wilderness, I feel like the most hypocrite person in the planet. When I was a kid my dream was to live in the mountains in my tent, hunting and hiking every day. I wanted to be a hunter like my father. He taught me every little thing about hunting and surviving in the mountains. He was famous in the hunting world for his…

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