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    1. Who is Everett Ruess? How does he choose to live his life? Is he similar to Chris? Everett was born in Oakland, California, in 1914, the younger of two sons raised by Christopher and Stella Ruess. He had a dream about plodding through jungles and traversing cliffs and that's how he decided to live his life. Deliberately he punished his body, strained his endurance, tested his capacity for strenuousness. He is similar to Chris in some regards but I feel that Chris had more reasoning behind…

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    All the different observations about the points of view that explain how Chris lived his life and how the wild helped him realize and come through all the obstacles in his life and how hard he had to work out there in Alaska in the wild, Although the author wants to live a happy life when he steps into those woods but sometimes you can't compare mother nature to an ordinary life in the city with regular people and to be honest that was the cause of this man's death. Chris…

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    Into the wild Even though McCandless had it all, he wanted something he never felt; Freedom. He wanted to escape from all the abusive treatment from his abusive father and harsh humanity. He also liked Alaska which is where his journey took place for the most part. McCandless decided that he would donate all of his fortune to charity and begin his journey “Into The Wild”. One reason that led McCandles to make the decision of leaving was to pursuit freedom. I believe this because the book…

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    Some argue that Chris McCandless is a crazy sociopath who threw away all his fortunes for nature. Although his choice of doing so is questionable, he is the most self-dependent maverick ever. He was an adventurous man seeking to find happiness within himself and going on a adventure to fulfill his goal. Christopher McCandless’s family discussed with multiple interviewers regarding his disappearance. Carine McCandless, Chris’s sister, states “Chris was brilliant at creating diversions, and…

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    Finding ones true character is something most people have difficulty discovering, and sometimes can take a whole life time. Rebirth is helpful in the process of self discovery, since it involves getting rid of the past. Sean Penn is the director of the film Into The Wild, which speaks of Chris McCandless’ journey toward finding himself. Chris McCandless left his family and belongings behind to start a new life. The film has chapters which go from “my own birth” which is re-birth to the last one…

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    A Strong Ego Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer is a book surrounding the whereabouts of Chris McCandless and why McCandless really decided to take the big journey into the Bush. Into the Wild tries connect the dots with McCandless´ actions with different young adults who happened to do similar journeys like this. Krakauer interviewed different people that McCandless has encountered through his adventure and how he reacted towards them. McCandless also had a small notebook that allows us to go into…

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    Chris McCandless died, starving and alone in the Alaskan wilderness. His death sent shockwaves through the country, inspiring the book Into The Wild, by Jon Krakauer. Readers of Krakauer’s stirring novel have raised the question: was Chris McCandless unprepared for his escapade or did he merely suffer a cruel hand of fate? When the romance and mythology is removed from his story, it becomes clear that McCandless was in over his head from day one. Though he had enough confidence for 10 people and…

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    Into the Wild Chris McCandless was a bright and well brought-up young man with a heart and urge for freedom - except this time, he took it too far. After Chris graduated from college, he traveled around the country and finally made his way to Alaska; he planned to travel into the woods and live out a life of total solitude and freedom, confident he could make it out alive. To the dismay of his loved ones, just a short 16 weeks later his body was found by a group of hunters. The autopsy had…

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    Christopher McCandless Essay Christopher McCandless was a graduate from Emory University in Atlanta. And he was very interested in the idea of “transcendentalism”. Chris wanted nothing but to understand how society works so he set off into the wilderness of Alaska to understand the meaning of life. Also, Chris is the young man in “Death of an Innocent”, by Jon Krakalier and the movie Into the Wild by Sean Penn. I highly admire the idea that Christopher was attempting cause you shouldn't always…

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    Many of us do not like exploring and going on adventures like others, so we can not show the same emotions as them since we haven’t gone through the same. When Jon Krakauer was an 8 year old he started to climb mountains and loved it. As he grew older he went on a lot of adventures and had a goal to accomplish just like Chris McCandless. I believe that Krakauer did have an acceptable background to speak about Chris McCandless’s journey for various reasons. Krakauer had just graduated from…

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