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    Danger In Into The Wild

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    Danger is a big part to teenagers . This prompt is stating an important fact to most teenagers now a days . Now a says teenagers just try being "reckless" at least to them its reckless , while to most people its dumb . Driving to fast , driving drunk , being on drugs , to most teens its "reckless" , but whats the reason for it ? It doesn't help at all , it just makes your life in danger . In the book , Into the Wild , Chris put his life in danger , but he wasn't trying to be reckless .…

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    “A scar means, I survived” (Cleave). Reading the novel Between A Rock and A Hard Place by Aron Ralston, which took place in John Blue Canyon, Utah. Aron the main character started off hiking on a warm Saturday afternoon by himself, when something unexpected happened and he ended up fighting for his life. After one may read this novel they could conclude that the main theme shown in this story is the will to survive past limits that one could think that they could go. This is expressed throughout…

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    mean you're always happy. If I wasn't happy at all in the environment that I live in I would take actions to try and make the situation i'm in, a better one but not drastic actions like McCandless decided to take when he set out for the wilderness in Alaska to get away from his problems. McCandless could of handled his situation in other smarter ways but he knew what he was doing and what he was getting into so his decision I highly…

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    Both Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer and “To Build a Fire” by Jack London contain ironically similar deaths of their main characters both lonely and in brutal environments. Into the Wild focuses on the life of Christopher McCandless; a graduate of Emory University and gifted athlete who has the irresistible urge to make it to the Alaskan frontier. Comparably, “To Build a Fire” centers around the unnamed main character who explores the Yukon in the extreme cold. When McCandless arrives to his…

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    The arguing had gotten to be enough, the feeling of everything always being his fault was just starting to go in one ear and right out the other. He was then left feeling so hopeless. In Jon Krakauer's story Into the Wild readers experiences and are left with some many questions. Including, if we should categorize McCandless as being a successful, goal achieving human being. Of course, everyone has their own opinions on whether McCandless was an example of success while entering the Alaskan…

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    Chris McCandless and Adam Shepard were both young men searching for something greater, although their purpose for adventure was much different. McCandless left behind his family in order to find happiness and to fulfill his need for self-reliance. On the other hand, Shepard took this journey in order to prove that the American Dream is very much so alive. Chris McCandless led a life full of adventure and created a more admirable journey rather than Shepard, due to his motivation for self…

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    Really why did Crispin disobey Bear and leave the Green Man Tavern? One might think by Crispin leaving it is reckless people are right to assume this. Maybe Crispin left Bear because he did not want to serve him anymore or maybe because Crispin just wanted to explore and look around. Just Crispin left Bear and for what reason? Crispin disobey Bear and left the Green Man Tavern because he wanted to look around and to see what the village had to offer. Crispin thought maybe he could leave Green…

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    1. (a) There were many repercussions caused by the construction of the dam. One direct result of building the dam was that it forced the Invisible people to move their home. It also tore down land that the Fierce people had inhabited. This resulted in the Fierce people moving further into the forest. Due to the Fierce people moving further into the forest, the Invisible people had to move further into the forest to hide from the Fierce people. The Invisible people had to leave their sacred…

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    Christopher Mccandless

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    his journeys, he met new people yet never introduced himself by his real name because he did not want people to know his true identity. In April of 1992, Supertramp makes it to Alaska where he is forced to read up on plants and berries in efforts to take advantage of his surroundings. Some of Supertramps adventures in Alaska led him to places such as Mt. Mckinley and the Stampede…

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    In Luc Jacquet's March of the Penguins we get to follow emperor penguins as they make their annual march to their breeding grounds in Antarctica. We get to see how penguins court each other and how penguin chicks are dependent upon the participation of both parents in order to survive it's first few months. While the movie shares some compelling facts about the penguins it also distorts the viewers in the way that it's narrated. Does the documentary shares similarities to Flaherty's Nanook of…

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