Into the Wild: Comparison of Different Characters

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“Into the Wild” is a famous novel based on a true story written by Jon Krakauer. He actually wrote an article about a young Emory graduate Chris McCandless death. Later, he deeply investigates those facts which exactly led McCandless to a mysterious and miserable end. Story covers all the important aspects from the poor boy’s life including his family history. Author throughout the story remind the readers that McCandless’s adventure ends tragically. Chris McCandless was a very gifted athlete and scholar who belong to a rich family. He was an intelligent, idealistic young man who believes that to live alone in wilderness is the best option to live. He spends two years in disguise before going to Alaska where he died because of starvation. To prove McCandless an impulsive and sentimental decision-maker, Jon in the story compared his life with the example of some other people who experienced the similar adventures and circumstances. Even Jon resembles his own life in certain ways parallel to McCandless. He too in his teen age was obsessed to mountain climbing, and also had bad re...
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