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    11. Chris planning to travel across the United States and eventually go to Alaska with little supplies is a prime example of what John Krakauer observed. Chris used hitchhiking and train jumping as a mode of transportation once he abandoned his car. Chris’ parents would not approve of these things. “Two years he walks the earth. No phone, no pool, no pets, no cigarettes. Ultimate freedom. An Extremist. An Aesthetic Voyager whose home is the road” (179), this quote demonstrates Chris’ lifestyle…

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    Hearing about other peoples adventures around the world is interesting, but scary when the ending is as harsh as death. Self discovery is hard to achieve, some people spend their whole lives trying to gain that understanding. Rebirth can help with that process, since it involves forgetting about the past. Jon Krakauer is the author of the book Into The Wild which is about Christopher McCandless’ a boy who decides to leave his family and belongings behind. Jon Krakauer speaks about Chris…

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    Jon Krakaur, the author of Into The Wild takes his reader on his journey through Chris McCandles life. He gives the reader a declaration on McCandles life while also telling his view on his own life. It is evidence to prove that Chris McCandles was a passionate and exciting young man driven by his complex human relationships to seek a clearer understanding of life by challenging himself and living at the mercy of nature. Krackaur wanted to inform the readers that there was more to McCandles…

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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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    For many decades, the world most important thinkers have written about Refuges and their problems. Brilliant minds are currently thinking of safety and contentment to all people who live all over the world and some solution to end migration. Subhankar Banerjee ,who wrote a personal experience, began to provide his essay with concrete evidence and logical reasoning in order to convince his readers with the idea that show the migration of tens of thousands of refugees when he was camping and…

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    Chris Mccandless Meaning

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    Not everyone actually lives their lives, but at least some try to. Some people just go through life not doing anything but the norm. Others like Chris McCandless try to experience life by adventurously living it. Chris McCandless wanted to experience something different. He believed he had to leave the normal society to truly see the beauty of life. Although Chris McCandless made some bad decisions, which sadly ended in his death, the idea of going out on this adventure to find himself was a…

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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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    James Truslow Adams’ definition of the American Dream was that “life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement”. To be an American means that every citizen has an equal opportunity to have a fulfilled life of freedom, happiness and success. An extreme situation in which this lifestyle can be found and understood is in the book, Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer. The book illustrates the life of Chris McCandless, a young…

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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 Religion

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    Many people ponder over the meaning of life, with most believing that happiness and personal gratification are the sources. Exemplified in literature, a particular figure who took action in order to find the meaning of life is characterized in the novel, Into the Wild, written by Jon Krakauer. Chris McCandless was a brave man who abandoned his family and friends to achieve his goals--to discover the true meaning of life and happiness within the process of entering into the Alaskan wilderness. In…

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