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    What are some leadership qualities that you value? The Endurance expedition of 1914-1917 was a trying feat. As captain of the Endurance, Sir Ernest Shackleton “put his own life on the line, against incredible odds.” and showed true leadership qualities that were put to the test throughout the expedition. He was adaptable, courageous and optimistic. These qualities Shackleton showed during the entire Endurance expedition. He was able to adapt to the conditions on the pack ice and on Elephant island in addition to South Georgia all the while ensuring the safety of his men. Courageously shackleton showed no fear of the Antarctic during the three years of the expedition and his courageousness really showed on South Georgia when they were faced with what seemed to be impossible odds. Shackleton also was very optimistic and showed this when he did not give up in signs of danger even when his crew did. One strong quality that Shackleton demonstrated throughout the expedition was Adaptability. The ability to adjust to new conditions. This was crucial. Shackleton was willing to adapt and move forward to ensure the safety of his men. “When adversity struck, Shackleton kept his men focused on routine” Stated in the Fieldworks supply company newsletter. Showing that Shackleton kept a regular schedule to ensure the health of his men and keep a steady routine while they were on the pack ice. “I knew one more night of exposure would have done it for some of them… the boss decided…

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    In the beginning of the story, we get a glimpse into the future of the crew, as their ship,Endurance, gets wedged in between floes of ice that render her useless. This ends all chances of the 28 man crew, with Sir Ernest Shackleton as their leader, to complete their Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. In the beginning of their story Shackleton sets out to cross Antarctica, soon after a failed expedition to be the first to reach the South Pole, however, they’re beaten by a few months. It takes…

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    The Carolingian dynasty was a Frankish noble family which descended directly from the Merovingian dynasty which came before it. The Merovingian dynasty was founded by Childeric I, king of the Franks from 457-481 AD, who, thanks to his many military outings against the Visigoths, Saxons and Alemanni, managed to establish a foot hold of territory for the dynasty that his son, Clovis I, would create a few years later. It wasn’t until Childeric and his wife, Basina, Queen of Thuringia’s son, Clovis…

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    Have you ever wondered what the people who survived the holocaust are up to? Or what they personally had to go through before the holocaust was over? Regina Frank, Trude Levi, and Martin Stern all had something in common. They all survived the holocaust. Somemore background information on Regina Frank,Trude Levi, and Martin Stern is Regina Frank spoke two different languages Russian and Yiddish too.She became a translator for the Nazis and was sent to the prison in Frankfurt ("Regina Franks…

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    Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer is a biography. A young man named Christopher Johnson McCandless takes a journey to Alaska to get away from the society and people in his life, like his family. Chris goes to Alaska with no money and the bare necessities to survive in the wilderness. Chris dies because he ended up needing the items he did not have, but Chris did and experienced a lot before he died. Chris makes an identity, which is being stubborn, ungrateful, and only depends on himself and that…

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    Success In Into The Wild

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    In this essay, there will be four of the main articles discussed in my English class and how each of these articles show relation to the essential question “What is success?” These passages include, “Into The Wild,” by Jon Krakauer, which shows success by introducing Chris McCandless and how he had shown his success by leaving home and setting out into the wild to live a successful life in his terms.“Nature,” by Ralph Waldo Emerson, shows how the author believes success is the natural and calm…

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    To crave is to feel a powerful desire for something. This is an emotion each and every human has known. Much of the time as individuals mature, they experience a craving for a sense of their own identity. Into the Wild is a non fiction book by Jon Krakauer about Christopher McCandless and his journey as he discovered who he was, independently from his family. For the majority of his youth Chris idolized non-conformist authors such as Henry David Thoreau, Jack London, and Leo Tolstoy who…

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    Path To Deterioration American author, Cassia Leo, once wrote, “The quickest path to self-destruction is to push away the people around you” (Leo). Leo is claiming that loneliness easily causes the destruction of a human. In Jon Krakauer’s novel Into the Wild, he showcases a similar opinion on solitude through the story of Chris McCandless. Chris McCandless runs away from his family and former life to start one of his own, by himself, in the Alaskan wilderness. Similarly, in Ray Bradbury’s novel…

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    Christopher Mccandless Hero Analysis

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    In the novel, Into The Wild, Christopher McCandless sets out on a journey across North America to find himself and escape from the cookie cutter schedule that the average American goes through day after day. The story of Christopher McCandless venturing into Alaska whilst being completely unprepared sparks controversy among people. Some believe he is a brainless idiot who was too immature and blinded by his own pride to realize that his journey was a suicide mission. Others believe he is a hero…

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    Analysis Of Into The Wild By Jon Krakauer

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    The real reason he died was actually because he mixed up two easily mistaken plants. One plant was good for you, and the other, when eaten enough of, was lethal. When Chris went into a drought of game, he subsisted off of plants. He ate a lot of the wild potato seed, which he mixed up with the wild pea seed. This killed him in the end. ?The main reason of Chris? expedition into the Alaskan interior was to see how far he could go, test his limits, and stand face to face with nature?…

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